Vaccinations in Thiland : In Thiland there are no vaccinations required . Yellow fever certificates are required for those who are coming from an infected area. There has been an increase in Dengue fever recently, so it's advisable to bring insect repellent. Regulations may change according to time period. So that you wise to consult your travel agent or doctor before traveling.
Yellow fever : Yellow fever is an acute viral hemorrhagic disease. The virus is a 40 to 50 nm enveloped RNA virus with positive sense of the Flaviviridae family.It is caused by a small virus that is spread by the bite of mosquitoes
Protection For Malaria and Dengue Fever
-> Use mosquito repellent containing DEET
-> Use a permethrin impregnated mosquito net
-> Wear long pants and sleeves at dawn and dusk
-> If you are prone to being bitten, lean towards accommodation that can be sealed e.g air-con with no slatted windows nor open eaves.
-> Watch out for rooms with bucket showers/toilets. These tend to have buckets of stagnant water (a mosquito’s beach resort) in the bathroom.
-> Use mosquito coils or other anti-mosquito devices (e.g.., citronella) as a secondary control.