Recommendation for infection control before travelling
1.Travelling by Air
Have flu-like symptoms with or without tuberculosis like symptoms such as prolonged cough, weight loss, night sweat, fatigue, fever, and chest pain for more than 2 weeks. We strongly advise you to not travel at this stage, and for them to continue treatment with their current care team until his symptoms have resolved completely.
2.Dangerous communicable diseases according to the notification of the Ministry of Public Health of Thailand
The Ministry of Public Health of Thailand requires the following dangerous communicable diseases: This is a highly contagious disease and can spread quickly. If you find someone who is or is suspected of being a dangerous communicable disease. Must be communicated to the communicable disease control officer. And those who are or are suspected to be contagious or contact with the patient. For safety reasons it may be necessary to isolate the suspected person until medical proven that getting out of contagious stage.
Dangerous communicable diseases are as follows.
- Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever
- West Nile Fever
- Yellow fever
- Lassa fever
- Nipah virus disease
- Marburg virus disease
- Ebola virus disease-EVD
- Handra virus disease
- Sever Acute Respiratory Syndrome-SARS
- Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-MERS: Criteria for MERS screening are as follows: Fever with respiratory infections (such as coughing, sneezing, sore throat, dyspnea, pneumonia) and come from the Middle East or risk areas within 14 days before illness.
- Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis(XDR-TB)