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Zika in Thailand

Dec 9, 2019 No Comments

Through mid-September (2019), health authorities have detected about 7400 people infected with the Zika virus in different parts of Thailand.

Travellers advised to use a DEET or Picaridin containing repellents to lower risk of infection from infected mosquitos as well as using bed nets, bug shirts, staying indoors during night and wear long-sleeve shirts .

Pregnant travellers should avoid travel.Couples anticipating pregnancy should consult with a travel clinic or their doctor before making travel plans.