HEALTH & SCIENCE
Thailand is ramping up domestic production of Covid-19 test kits as it prepares for a possible second wave of infections after most businesses reopened.
Thailand aims to produce its own Covid-19 vaccine rather than waiting to buy inoculations from abroad, and human trials could start as early as October.
Bats contain the highest proportion of mammalian viruses that are likely to infect humans, according to research by disease ecologist Peter Daszak.
State prisons across the U.S. are failing to treat inmates who have hepatitis C. Roughly 97 percent of inmates with hepatitis C are not getting the cure.
April 4th is International Mine Awareness Day. Thailand is still struggling to remove the deadly legacy of landmines from wars on the Indochina Peninsula.
Although it’s known to tourists as the Land of Smiles, Thailand actually has the highest rates of gun-related homicides and gun ownership in the region.
The illness and death of a Thai television star has highlighted the rising threat of tropical dengue fever in Southeast Asia.
Thailand’s surrogacy industry is in the global media spotlight, as another custody drama is playing out in the capital Bangkok, with a Spanish Gay couple.
Around 2% of Thais are addicted to amphetamines or other drugs, which makes it among the highest percentage in the world, according to estimates by the U.N.