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dengue fever

Post by timmy » June 13, 2018, 7:10 am

does any body know of any cases of " Dengue fever " here in Udon , as the village headman has just been on the tannoy system , and said 1 person had died and 2 others were in the government hospital , and that people were coming latter today to spray the whole village , most years I can remember the village being sprayed but never any mention of dengue , I,ve got a feeling it might be BS , but cant understand why say it if not true …..

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Re: dengue fever

Post by vincemunday » June 13, 2018, 7:14 am

Yes, my nephew had it a little while back made him really ill, we've not seen our soi sprayed for years now, we're just a stones throw from UD Town and used to get sprayed at least once a year.
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Re: dengue fever

Post by tamada » June 13, 2018, 9:57 am

The Dengue vector is the daytime prevalent Aedes mosquito as opposed to the nighttime Anopheles mosquito that carries malaria.

Dengue can be fatal in infants, elderly and those with pre-existing conditions, impaired immunity or otherwise poor health. The more fit and healthy victims will just feel like they've been hit by a train for a few days. It cures itself but depending on your basic physiology and levels of personal exercise, the return to full fitness varies. Anyone who has a regular sports of fitness regimen will take longer to get back to previous activity levels,ie. used to play an hour of tennis before breakfast or cycle 10 km will find 20 minutes tennis or 5 km is enough. On the other hand, the average couch potato, internet surfer may feel right as rain within a month since they have no fitness benchmark to return to.

No reason to doubt that there may have been fatality and illnesses caused by Dengue; why would the village headman lie?

They are never really proactive on these mosquito control programs but the fact that they are going to spray is a good thing no?

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Re: dengue fever

Post by maaka » June 13, 2018, 10:00 am

yes Mate, Thailand is having its worst outbreak of dengue in two decades, according to Samuitimes, 126 deaths so far this year..we are 5km away from village that had Zeka, so a double whammy

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Re: dengue fever

Post by parrot » June 13, 2018, 10:43 am

If you have one of those long-haired translators that have few pages, you can see all the stats for Udon as compared to the rest of the country. Udon numbers look quite tame as compared to other provinces.
http://www.thaivbd.org/n/histories/download/3507

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Re: dengue fever

Post by parrot » June 13, 2018, 10:46 am

But then......the pdf at http://www.thaivbd.org/n/uploads/file/f ... 202561.pdf lists Udon province as "hazardous"

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Re: dengue fever

Post by parrot » June 13, 2018, 10:47 am

And more info at https://th.theasianparent.com/%E0%B9%84 ... 8%81-2561/
You can skip the translator and just use google translate on this one
The top 10 provinces in the last four weeks were Phuket, Phang Nga, Samut Sakhon, Bangkok, Phetchaburi, Ranong, Rayong, Nakhon Si Thammarat and Phichit provinces. The dengue situation in Thailand was unlikely to be severe this year. But the data show that the morbidity rate is higher than normal. 0.25 and 0.26 percent mortality rate respectively, which is about twice as high as normal (normal mortality rate: 0.1).

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