Are there unsafe areas in Nonthaburi Thailand

Thailand

Vaccination recommendation

For all travelers:

For travelers who are exposed to particular risks:

  • Hepatitis B with close social contacts and long-term stays
  • Typhoid in poor hygienic conditions
  • Rabies for trekking trips and long-term stays in rural areas
  • Poliomyelitis during trekking trips, poor hygienic conditions and long-term stays
  • Measles for all children
  • Japanese encephalitis from May to October in rural areas. Vaccination recommendation according to WHO: For overnight stays of at least 2 weeks, especially in rural regions

There is an increased risk of infection without the possibility of vaccination for:

Additional vaccinations and preventive measures may be considered for this destination. This depends on the type and duration of the trip as well as the conditions during the stay (e.g. leisure activities, accommodation, medical care on site, contact with animals). In addition, the health of the travelers, their age and previous illnesses as well as the current vaccination protection are decisive.

An individual travel medical consultation should ideally be perceived six weeks before the planned trip so that sensible and necessary vaccinations can be selected in good time.

>> Telephone travel advice

>> Travel questionnaire - vaccination advice

malaria

Thailand is a malaria country. There is a regional risk of infection for travelers:

a) Low risk in the border areas of the northern half, including the tourist areas in the Golden Triangle and the southern half of the country (including coasts), in the Khao Sok National Park and on most islands, e.g. Ko Chang, Ko Mak, Ko Phangan, Ko Tao.

b) The central areas in the northern half of the country, Bangkok, Chanthaburi, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Pattaya, Phuket, Samet, Ko Samui and islands of the Krabi province are considered malaria-free.

Percentage of Plasmodium falciparum, the causative agent of the dangerous malaria tropica, approx. 23%.

Drug prophylaxis:

I) In the named risk areas a) it is recommended to take Atovaquon / Proguanil (Malarone®) with you as emergency medication.

II) Malaria prophylaxis or taking emergency medication (stand-by therapy) with you is currently not required for the areas listed (b).

The specific selection of anti-malaria agents, their individual adaptation as well as side effects or intolerance to other drugs should be discussed with a travel doctor before the trip.

>> Drug prophylaxis

>> Travel medical advice

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Exposure prophylaxis (e.g. impregnated mosquito net and highly effective mosquito repellent) should definitely be carried out.

Which mosquito repellant and which mosquito net is suitable for Thailand? You can get more information here:

>> Impregnated mosquito net
>> Highly effective mosquito repellent
>> Clothing / socks with insect repellent
>> Sleep inlets with insect repellent