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Rabies in Thailand, Situation Update, No. 4 (2017)

 

A total of 11 cases have been reported in 2017 from 8 provinces, namely, Chachoengsao, Nan,  Chonburi, Chiang Rai, Samutprakan, Ubon Ratchathani, Surin, and Buriram. The Case Fatality Rate (CFR) was 100%. Reported cases were Thai (81.8%) and Laos (18.2%).

 

The top-five provinces with highest  morbidity rate were Chachoengsao  (0.43 per 100,000 population), Nan (0.21 per 100,000 population), Chonburi (0.14 per 100,000 population), Chiang Rai (0.08 per 100,000 population), and Samutprakan (0.08 per 100,000 population). 

 

In 2016, 13 deaths were reported in nine provinces, namely, Rayong (1), Songkla (1), Samut Prakan (3), Tak (2), Chachoengsao (2), Sakaew (1), Bangkok (1), Sisaket (1), and Chonburi (1). Most of them (11) were Thai. Two deaths were notified as Burmese.

 


Data : Bureau of Epidemiology, Department of Disease Control

 

For more information on Rabies, please visit

http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs099/en/

http://www.cdc.gov/rabies/


 
 
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