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Volume 28, Supplement—December 2022

Enhancing Respiratory Disease Surveillance to Detect COVID-19 in Shelters for Displaced Persons, Thailand–Myanmar Border, 2020–2021

Barbara KnustComments to Author , Nuttapong Wongjindanon, Aye Aye Moe, Lasantha Herath, Wiphan Kaloy, Thin Thin Soe, Preeyalak Sataranon, Htay Min Oo, Kyaw Zaw Myat, Zarni Win, Myo Htet, Min Htike, Banjong Sudhiprapha, Aye Aye Pyone, Thet Phyo Win, Hnin Zaw Win, Pongpun Sawatwong, Wanitda Watthanaworawit, Clare Ling, Sajith Gunaratne, Sai Aung Lynn, Leena Bhandari, Francois Nosten, and Beth Skaggs
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nonthaburi, Thailand (B. Knust, N. Wongjindanon, P. Sawatwong, B. Skaggs); International Rescue Committee, Mae Sot, Thailand (A.A. Moe, T.T. Soe, P. Sataranon, K.Z. Myat, Z. Win, M. Htet, M. Htike, B. Sudhiprapha, H.Z. Win); Malteser International, Mae Sariang, Thailand (L. Herath, W. Kaloy, A.A. Pyone, T.P. Win); Committee for Coordination of Services to Displaced Persons in Thailand, Mae Sariang (H.M. Oo); Shoklo Malaria Research Unit, Mahidol University, Mae Sot (W. Watthanaworawit, C. Ling, F. Nosten); University of Oxford Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Oxford, UK (C. Ling, F. Nosten); International Organization for Migration, Bangkok, Thailand (S. Gunaratne, S.A. Lynn, L. Bhandari)

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Table 1

Summary of COVID-19 surveillance and outbreaks detected at 9 displaced persons’ shelters, Thailand–Myanmar border, May 2020–October 2021*

Indicator Prelockdown, mean (95% CI) Postlockdown, mean (95% CI) SARIMA parameters
Total sexual violence cases 2,387 (2,289–2,485) 5,269 (4,289–6,250) (4,1,0) x (1,1,0,12)
Rape 1,037 (989–1,085) 1,801 (1,576–2,028) (0,1,0) x (1,0,0,12)
Rape-PEP 628 (603–653) 910 (814–1,007) (1,1,1)
Rape-STI treatment 745 (714–776) 1,115 (980–1,249) (0,1,0)

*Trends were measured during January 2015–June 2020. PEP, postexposure prophylaxis for HIV; SARIMA, seasonal autoregressive integrated moving average; STI, sexually transmitted infection.

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