This 1995 photograph depicted the Patpong district, a popular Bangkok, Thailand nighttime entertainment, dining, and shopping locale. The kingdom of Thailand is located in Southeast Asia. It is also known as Siam which was the official name of the country until 1949. Bangkok is the country's largest city as well as its capital.Since the official activities around the King's 60th birthday in 1987, Thailand has become a leading tourist destination for visitors from the newly affluent nations of East Asia as well as Europe. It is important for all travelers to be aware of the potential health hazards of travel to any destination, foreign or domestic.
CDC/ Dr. Edwin P. Ewing, Jr.
October 24, 2012
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