Thai Government Trying to Make Thailand Rabies Free By 2020

Thai Government Trying to Make Thailand Rabies Free By 2020

CHIANG RAI – Thailand’s Livestock Development Department has distributed anti-rabies vaccines to local authorities across the country as it aims to make the country free of rabies by 2020. The Department’s Director-General Sorawit Thaneeto said that pet owners can bring their dogs and cats to get vaccinated at local livestock offices until June. In march […]

Public Health Ministry Taking Steps to Prevent Rabies Outbreak

Public Health Ministry Taking Steps to Prevent Rabies Outbreak

– CHIANG RAI – The Ministry of Public Health has instructed the Department of Disease Control to give anti-rabies vaccinations to people and animals to prevent a wider outbreak. According to Public Health Minister Dr. Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn, the Department of Disease Control continues to provide anti-rabies vaccinations free to the general public after a number […]

Chiang Rai One of 13 Provinces Declared “Rabies Red Zones”

Chiang Rai One of 13 Provinces Declared “Rabies Red Zones”

– CHIANG RAI – Cheerasak Pipatpongsopon, deputy director-general of the Department of Livestock Development, said Monday that Chiang Rai is one of 13 provinces declared “rabies red zones” after the deadly disease recently spread to several parts of the country. The 13 “rabies red zones” provinces are Chiang Rai, Surin, Chon Buri, Sumut Prakan, Chachoengsao, […]

Rabies Infection Among Pet Animals in Thailand on the Increase

Rabies Infection Among Pet Animals in Thailand on the Increase

– BANGKOK – Dr Suwanchai Wattanayingcharoenchai, Director-General of Diseases Control Department for Thailand has told Thai Media that two people died of rabies and a total of 251 animals were found to be infected with rabies in the past two months. According to Dr.Suwanchai the rabies situation in Thailand remains a matter of concern, citing […]