Thailand records more than 900 cases for third day in a row
Thailand recorded a third day straight with more than 900 coronavirus cases on Tuesday as thousands of people swarmed to beaches to mark Songkran, or Thailand’s new year festival, despite warnings from health officials that cases could rise (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Thailand sees record new infections ahead of major festival
Thailand has reported 985 new coronavirus cases, its highest daily increase since the start of the pandemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Myanmar Coup Highlights Autocracy's Rise in Southeast Asia
Not long ago, democracy seemed to be surging in the region. But in Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines and elsewhere, it is in trouble. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thailand faces growing outbreak ahead of New Year travel
Thai authorities are struggling to contain a growing coronavirus outbreak just days before the country’s traditional Songkran New Year’s holiday, when millions of people travel (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson set to begin India trial of its single-shot vaccine, says report
The U.S. drugs and healthcare giant's vaccine is currently approved for use in the United States, the European Union and other nations including Thailand and South Africa. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - April 9, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

MHRP launches trial to evaluate IL-15 Agonist as therapy to reduce HIV reservoir
(The U.S. Military HIV Research Program (MHRP)) The U.S. Military HIV Research Program (MHRP) last week launched a Phase 2 clinical trial in Thailand to evaluate an interleukin-15 (IL-15) superagonist administered during acute HIV infection as an experimental therapy to target establishment of the HIV reservoir at a very early stage. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 8, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Thailand confirms first local cases of coronavirus variant
Health officials in Thailand have confirmed the country's first local cases of the coronavirus variant first detected in the U.K., raising the possibility of a new wave of the pandemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Scientists Race To Develop Next Generation Of COVID Vaccines
The three vaccines available in the U.S. are safe and effective, but not ideal. Now, work is underway to create more convenient and potent vaccines, including a tablet and nasal spray.(Image credit: Government Pharmaceutical Organization of Thailand via Agence France-Presse/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Joe Palca Source Type: news

Getting to Better than Normal in a Post-COVID-19 World
Delegates at an online conference organised by APDA and AFPPD looked at ways to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on women and girls. By Cecilia RussellJOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Apr 6 2021 (IPS) Girls in Asia don’t want to go back to normal – they want to go “back to better than normal”, says Zara Rapoport, a delegate during an online seminar on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on gender. The seminar, held this week, was organised by the Asian Forum for Parliamentarians on Population and Development (AFPPD) and the Asian Population and Development Association (APDA). It focused on the impact of ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cecilia Russell Tags: Asia-Pacific Climate Change Environment Gender Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) Source Type: news

Hair loss treatment: An extract from mangrove trees could be cure for baldness says study
HAIR loss treatment searches provide some interesting and downright whacky solutions. A team of scientists from Thailand believe they have found a cure for baldness with an extract found in mangrove trees which has shown impressive results from their study. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thailand orders bar closings in capital to stop virus spread
Officials in Thailand’s capital have ordered a two-week closure of all entertainment venues in three districts to try to limit the spread of the coronavirus from nightspots there (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Researchers Are Hatching a Low-Cost Covid-19 Vaccine
A new formulation entering clinical trials in Brazil, Mexico, Thailand and Vietnam could change how the world fights the pandemic. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Carl Zimmer Tags: your-feed-science Clinical Trials Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) Eggs Immune System Influenza Factories and Manufacturing Antibodies Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Biology and Biochemistry Gates, Bill and Me Source Type: news

Thailand confirms coronavirus outbreak in nightspots, prison
Thai health officials are considering the closure of entertainment venues in Bangkok after an outbreak of coronavirus cases in nightspots in and around the capital, and another at a prison in the south (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

AstraZeneca Covid vaccine will be Thailand's 'principal' shot, says health minister
Over 150,000 people in Thailand have received the AstraZeneca vaccine and the percentage of people with side effects is "very low," said... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Analysis of a driving behavior measurement model using a modified driver behavior questionnaire encompassing texting, social media use, and drug and alcohol consumption - Jomnonkwao S, Uttra S, Ratanavaraha V.
Thailand is a leading country in terms of road crash statistics in the World Health Organization South-East Asia region. Several factors have been identified in relation to such crashes, including humans, vehicles, and the environment, of which the human f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

The association between the time of alcohol drinking and injury risk in Thailand: a cross-sectional emergency department study - Sornpaisarn B, Sornpaisarn S, Rehm J.
BACKGROUND: Although the relationship between acute alcohol consumption and injuries is well recognized, studies exploring how the time of day the drinking commences affects alcohol-related injuries have been scarce. This contribution examines the associat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Thai National Charged with Fraudulently Selling Unapproved Chloroquine Phosphate as A Treatment for Covid-19
FDA OCI, Covid-19, Chinnapatr Chunhasomboon, Bangkok, Thailand, indictment, coronavirus, charges, chloroquine phosphate, treatment, malaria, mail fraud, wire fraud, unapproved, misbranded, Rx drugs, false statements, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - April 1, 2021 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Covid19 a Wake-up Call to Address Development Fault Lines in Asia and the Pacific
By Armida Salsiah AlisjahbanaBANGKOK, Thailand, Mar 30 2021 (IPS) The world is emerging from the biggest social and economic shock in living memory, but it will be a long time before the deep scars of the COVID-19 pandemic on human well-being fully heal. In the Asia-Pacific region, where 60 per cent of the world lives, the pandemic revealed chronic development fault lines through its excessively harmful impact on the most vulnerable. The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) estimates that 89 million more people in the region have been pushed back into extreme poverty at the $1.90 p...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Environment Green Economy Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Poverty & SDGs Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Environmental antimicrobial resistance driven by poorly managed urban wastewater
(Newcastle University) Pollution in rivers and canals from inadequately managed urban wastewater, rather than aquaculture, is driving environmental antimicrobial resistance, research carried out in Thailand has found. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Thousands flee into Thailand following Myanmar air strikes
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Thai authorities along the country's northwestern border braced themselves Monday for a possible influx of more... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thousands flee to Thailand after Myanmar army's air strikes on villages: activist group, media
About 3,000 villagers from Myanmar's southeastern Karen state fled to Thailand on Sunday following air attacks by the army on an area... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thailand suspends mass vaccinations with AstraZeneca jab, in wake of blood clot deaths
(Natural News) Thailand recently put its COVID-19 vaccination drive on hold after reports of adverse reactions came to light. This decision to suspend vaccinations comes after a number of European countries decided to halt their use of the vaccine due to reports of blood clots. Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and other government officials were originally scheduled to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Relieve digestive issues and fight cancer with Indian bael
(Natural News) Aegle marmelos, commonly known as bael in Nepal and India, is a plant that belongs to the Rutaceae, or citrus, family. It is native to Northern India but can also be found in Sri Lanka, Burma and Thailand. Also called shivaduma, or the tree of Shiva, bael is sacred to the Hindus and is commonly found growing... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers in Thailand have successfully trained six sniffer Labrador retrievers as part of a six-month pilot project to identify the...
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sustainable Development Goals Can Guide Asia-Pacific to Build Back Better
By Armida Salsiah AlisjahbanaBANGKOK, Thailand, Mar 16 2021 (IPS) The COVID-19 crisis poses an unprecedented threat to development in the Asia-Pacific region that could reverse much of the hard-earned progress made in recent years. The good news is we know how to tackle this challenge. Recovery from the pandemic and our global efforts to deliver the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 must go hand-in-hand. The Goals provide a compass to navigate this crisis, faster and greener, everywhere and for everyone. Armida Salsiah AlisjahbanaResults from the 2021 edition of the Asia and the Pacific SDG Progr...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana Tags: Asia-Pacific Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Environment Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Poverty & SDGs Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Thailand PM gets AstraZeneca jab, 1 Asian country suspends
Thailand’s prime minister has received a shot of the COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by AstraZeneca, as much of Asia shrugged off concerns about reports of blood clots in some recipients in Europe, saying that so far there is no evidence to link the two (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

No reason not to keep using AstraZeneca vaccine, says WHO
World Health Organization tells countries to continue using jab while it looks into blood clot reportsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA World Health Organization expert advisory committee is looking at the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine after some countries paused its distribution, but there is no reason not to use it, a spokeswoman has said.Health authorities in countries including Denmark, Norway and Icelandhave suspended use of the vaccine in response to reports of the formation of blood clots in some people who have received it.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 12, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Leyland Cecco in Toronto and agencies Tags: Coronavirus Vaccines and immunisation AstraZeneca Asia Pacific Thailand Infectious diseases Science World news World Health Organization Source Type: news

Experts Defend Safety Of AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine After Several Countries Suspend The Shot
Thailand delayed the shot ’s rollout over fears it causes blood clots, despite assurances from regulators that there is no evidence linking the vaccine to the incidents. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Hart, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Science /science Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news Editors' Pick editors-pick Coronavirus Source Type: news

Thailand suspends AstraZeneca vaccine because of ‘adverse symptoms’
The jabs made by the king’s company dominate the kingdom’s inoculation campaign (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - March 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New AJTMH supplement offers guidance on severe COVID-19 management in resource-limited settings
(Burness) A new supplement offering guidance on severe COVID-19 management in resource-limited settings is now available on the American Journal of Tropical Medicine (AJTMH) website. Pragmatic Recommendations for the Management of Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients in Low- and Middle-Income Countries was coordinated by a COVID-LMIC Task Force headed by Alfred Papali, MD, of Atrium Health, Charlotte, NC, and Marcus Schultz, MD, PhD, of Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand; University of Oxford, United Kingdom; and Amsterdam University Medical Centers, The Netherlands. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus latest: Thailand cancels AstraZeneca jab for prime minister after European suspensions
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - March 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Thailand charges 18 activists with sedition, royal insults over calling for reforms to the monarchy
Three prominent Thai pro-democracy figures were denied bail in a Bangkok court Monday after being charged with insulting the monarchy, as the ... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A digital cry for help: Big data study in Asia-Pacific provides key signposts to violence against women amid COVID-19
PATUAKHALI, Bangladesh/BANGKOK, Thailand – A new analysis from the Asia-Pacific region reveals huge increases in online searches for help from intimate partner violence amid the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as rising levels of digital misogyny and harassment. These findings fuel long-running concerns over the safety and welfare of women an d girls amid the ongoing global crisis. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - March 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund Source Type: news

Determination of the impact of rainfall on road accidents in Thailand - Sangkharat K, Thornes JE, Wachiradilok P, Pope FD.
The World Health Organization has highlighted that the number of deaths worldwide due to road accidents increases every year. It recommends that countries improve road safety for all people by providing sustainable and safe transport systems by 2030, effor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Agents of food-borne zoonoses confirmed to parasitise newly-recorded in Thailand snails
(Pensoft Publishers) Parasitic flatworms known as agents of food-borne zoonoses were confirmed to use several species of thiarid snails, commonly found in freshwater and brackish environments in southeast Asia, as their first intermediate host. These parasites can cause severe ocular infections in humans who consume raw or improperly cooked fish that have fed on parasitised snails. The study, conducted in South Thailand, is published in the peer-reviewed open-access journalZoosystematics and Evolution. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 26, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Self-reported drinking behaviors and observed violation of state-mandated social restriction and alcohol control measures during the COVID-19 pandemic: findings from nationally-representative surveys in Thailand - Wichaidit W, Sittisombut M, Assanangkornchai S, Vichitkunakorn P.
BACKGROUND: In Thailand, alcohol is consumed in social setting. The Thai government introduced a ban on alcohol sales and other measures at the beginning of COVID-19 lockdown with gradual lifts. However, drinking behaviors, behaviors of community members, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 24, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Sustainable Energy Key to COVID-19 Recovery in Asia and the Pacific
By Armida Salsiah AlisjahbanaBANGKOK, Thailand, Feb 22 2021 (IPS) The past year is one that few of us will forget. While the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have played out unevenly across Asia and the Pacific, the region has been spared many of the worst effects seen in other parts of the world. The pandemic has reminded us that a reliable and uninterrupted energy supply is critical to managing this crisis. Armida Salsiah AlisjahbanaBeyond ensuring that hospitals and healthcare facilities continue to function, energy supports the systems and coping mechanisms we rely on to work remotely, undertake distance learning and ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana Tags: Asia-Pacific Economy & Trade Education Energy Green Economy Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Labour Poverty & SDGs Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Ten lessons from the virus crisis
(Flinders University) A mixture of smaller countries led by New Zealand, Vietnam, Taiwan, Thailand, Cyprus, Rwanda and Iceland led the world 's Top 10 countries to manage their COVID-19 response well, according to a new study. In the study, published in The BMJ, lead researcher Flinders University's Professor Fran Baum joined experts from around the world to reflect upon the Global Health Security Index (October 2019) predictions for a public health emergency. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - February 21, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

The war on drugs in Southeast Asia as 'state vigilantism' - Raffle E.
This paper makes the case that existing typologies of political violence and state killing do not capture the character of extra-judicial killings seen in the Philippines' ongoing war on drugs, and its forerunner which took place in Thailand in 2003. It wi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

New coronavirus closely linked to SARS-CoV-2 is discovered in bats in Thailand
SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes Covid-19, shares 91.5 per cent of its genetic code with that of the newly-identified virus in Thailand, which has been called RacCS203. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Intellectual Property Cause of Death, Genocide
By Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis ChowdhuryKUALA LUMPUR and SYDNEY, Feb 9 2021 (IPS) Refusal to temporarily suspend several World Trade Organization (WTO) intellectual property (IP) provisions to enable much faster and broader progress in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic should be grounds for International Criminal Court prosecution for genocide. Jomo Kwame SundaramMaking life-saving vaccines, medicines and equipment available, freely or affordably, has been crucial for containing the spread of many infectious diseases such as tuberculosis, HIV-AIDS, polio and smallpox. Jonas Salk, who developed the polio vaccine, insisted...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis Chowdhury Tags: Crime & Justice Development & Aid Economy & Trade Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Bats & pangolins in Southeast Asia harbour SARS-CoV-2-related coronaviruses, reveals new study
(Duke-NUS Medical School) A new study led by scientists from Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore, and Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, shows that SARS-CoV-2-related coronaviruses (SC2r-CoVs) are circulating in animals as far away as Thailand. The study, published inNature Communications today, reported that high levels of neutralising antibodies against the virus were present in both bats and pangolins found in the Southeast Asian country. The study further indicates that more SC2r-CoVs are likely to be discovered in the region. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - February 9, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Revoke Patents, Defeat the Pandemic & Deliver Global Justice
Wearing a full protective suit, a woman doctor who leads a group of volunteer medical professionals attending to COVID-19 patients at a community hospital in the Philippines. Credit: UN Women/Louie PacardoBy Benny KuruvillaNEW DELHI, India, Feb 4 2021 (IPS) As the pandemic spills into its second year, the WHO tracker lists eight Covid-19 vaccines already in public use. Several others are awaiting regulatory approval. This is unprecedented in vaccine history and with effective international coordination, it presents the global community with a real chance for both pandemic and economic recovery in 2021. Instead, however, t...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Benny Kuruvilla Tags: Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Peace TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Caught in Tangled Web of Vaccine Nationalism
By Jomo Kwame SundaramKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Feb 2 2021 (IPS) “Oh what a tangled web we weave When first we practice to deceive”. Walter Scott’s lines, already over two centuries old, nicely sum up how pursuit of national advantage and private gain have undermined the public interest and the common good. As known COVID-19 infections exceed 100 million internationally, with more than two million lives lost, rich countries are now quarrelling publicly over access to limited vaccine supplies. With ‘vaccine nationalism’ widespread, multilateral arrangements have not been able to address current ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jomo Kwame Sundaram Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Source Type: news

Internationally COVID-19 Extracted a Heavy Toll on Older People
Delegates at a webinar discuss COVID-19 and its impact on older persons. By Cecilia RussellJOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Jan 29 2021 (IPS) Internationally COVID-19 extracted a heavy toll on older people – raising concerns in the Asia Pacific region where more than half of the world’s ageing population live. “Rising inequalities have resulted in the increasing poverty, insufficient access to health and social protection services, which have been further exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic,” Bjorn Andersson, Regional Director of UN Population Fund (UNFPA) Asia Pacific said. He spoke at a webinar to di...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cecilia Russell Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Gender Violence Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Labour Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) Source Type: news

Thailand Legalizes Abortion in 1st Trimester but Keeps Other Restrictions
Women who end a pregnancy after 12 weeks could still face prison or fines. Abortion rights advocates say more change is needed. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Muktita Suhartono and Mike Ives Tags: Abortion Thailand Southeast Asia Human Rights and Human Rights Violations Source Type: news

Thailand Legalizes Early-Term Abortions but Keeps Other Restrictions
Women who end a pregnancy after 12 weeks could still face prison or fines. Abortion rights advocates say more change is needed. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Muktita Suhartono and Mike Ives Tags: Abortion Thailand Southeast Asia Human Rights and Human Rights Violations Source Type: news

89 foreigners arrested at Thai bar flouting COVID-19 rules
Police in Thailand say they have arrested 89 foreigners for violating coronavirus regulations at a party organized by a bar on a popular resort island (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Local cassia tree in Thailand can help dissolve dangerous blood clots
(Natural News) Cassia siamea, commonly known as yellow cassia or Siamese senna, is an evergreen tree native to Southeast Asia, particularly in the countries of Myanmar, Malaysia, Laos, Vietnam and Thailand. Known as a source of high-quality firewood, yellow cassia is also grown as an ornamental because of the bright yellow flowers it produces throughout... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thailand confirms record 914 new coronavirus cases
Thailand has confirmed a record 914 new cases of the coronavirus, all in Samut Sakhon province near Bangkok where a major outbreak began in December (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news