O A Chareonsook

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Dengue haemorrhagic fever (DHF) and dengue shock syndrome (DSS) are reportable diseases, the third most common causes for hospitalization of children in Thailand. Data collected from the Ministry of Public Health were analysed for trends. Rates of DHF increased in Thailand until 1987 when the largest epidemic ever, 325/100000 population, was recorded.(More)
A severe epidemic of dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand in August of 1987 prompted a field investigation. DHF rates of 0.4-6.5 cases per 1,000 residents in subdistricts and 2-15 cases per 1,000 residents in 10 villages investigated were reported. Epidemics peaked in neighboring villages at different times; in June and July, and in(More)
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