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Food Poisoning in Thailand, Situation Update, No. 1 (2017)

 



A total of 25,745 cases with zero deaths have been notified throughout the country between 1 January to 20 March 2017. The Morbidity Rate (MR) equals to 39.35 per 100,000 population. Reported cases were Thai (98.3%), Other (0.9%), Burmese (0.5%), Cambodia (0.2%), and Laos (0.1%).

 

Top 5 provinces notified with the highest Morbidity Rates were as follows:

1. Roi Et (MR = 98.22 per 100,000 pop.)

2. Lamphun (MR = 92.63 per 100,000 pop.)

3. Ubon Ratchathani (MR = 85.84 per 100,000 pop.)

4. Khon Kaen (MR = 85.39 per 100,000 pop.)

5. Buriram (MR = 81.48 per 100,000 pop.)

 

Most cases were reported from the Northeastern Region (MR = 56.78 per 100,000 pop.), followed by the Northern Region (MR = 50.87 per 100,000 pop.), the Central Region (MR = 26.55 per 100,000 pop.), and the Southern Region (MR = 14.13 per 100,000 pop.).

 

Data : Bureau of Epidemiology, Department of Disease Control, MOPH, Thailand

 

Information on Foodborne Germs and Illness; Prevention of Foodborne Disease, please visit the Websites : http://www.cdc.gov/foodsafety/foodborne-germs.html;

http://who.int/topics/food_safety/flyer_keys_en.pdf


 
 
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