Thailand reports 8th case of monkeypox in Thai man returning from Qatar

The Disease Control Department has reported Thailand’s eighth confirmed monkeypox case, in a 23-year-old Thai man who recently returned home from Qatar, Dr. Opart Karnkawinpong, director-general of the department said today (Friday).   He said that the man had developed a fever, headache, rashes and then blisters on his body before he arrived in Bangkok […]

Thailand’s efficacy tests on Favipiravir cannot be compared with those done in the Americas – Medical Services Department

Efficacy tests on the Favipiravir anti-viral drug in the treatment of COVID-19 patients conducted in Thailand cannot be compared with the tests undertaken in the Americas, because of the different methodology used in the tests, according to Dr. Somsak Akksilp, director-general of Thailand’s Medical Services Department.   Dr. Somsak’s statement was in response to a […]