Nine Thousand Ill from Pollution
CityNews – There is an estimate of over 9,000 people suffering with illnesses related to the haze, according to Office of Disease Prevention & Control 1.
Office of Disease Prevention & Control 1 reported on illnesses related to haze and wild fire, between January 6th and March 23rd, revealing that there are 4,870 patients with respiratory tract disease, 3,767 patients with heart and vascular disease, 374 patients with skin disease and 339 patients with eye inflammation.
Chiang Mai Provincial Public Health Office also urges all citizens to wear masks, close doors and windows and avoid working or exercising outdoor for long period of times. If an abnormal symptom emerges, please contact medical staff immediately.