Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia Situation

26 January 2020 VSA Thailand

Situation update in Thailand

  • There are no Thailand Internal epidemic, 8 infected cases are travellers from Wuhan city, China. 5 cases recovered and return home, 3 cases is under closely treatment.

SURVEILLANCE

  • Strict screening travellers at the arrival airports in Thailand of many city from China on only Wuhan
  • Hatyai International Airport where VSA located does not have a direct flight from any city of China
  • Wearing mask when stay in public places.

VSA Thailand is folloiwng up very closly situation with Thailand Department of Disease Control and World Health Organization (WHO). VSA Volunteers can directly contact in 24 hours and keeping inform in two ways comminucation.

Affirmation

  • Thailand is 6th of the best prepared country dealing with epidemic/pandemic
  • When SARS scourged in 2003 Thailand did not has any infected patient. Only WHO infected officer came to receiving treatment in Thailand.

https://www.statista.com/chart/19790/index-scores-by-level-of-preparation-to-respond-to-an-epidemic

https://www.ghsindex.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/2019-Global-Health-Security-Index.pdf