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The government is being urged to enforce stricter laws to ensure the safety of massage services after actor Sombat Methanee fell ill following a foot massage. 

Amasseuse presses acustomer’s foot with a small wooden stick duringafootmassage session at a recent health promotion fair in Bangkok. Health officials have been urged to monitor hygiene at massage services followingan actor’s complaint that he fell ill after having afootmassage. PATIPATJANTHONG

Masseur Serat Tangrongchitr, administrator of Wat Po's Thai Traditional Medical School, is calling for more safeguards after Sombat's illness sparked worries over whether massage services and spas meet hygiene standards.

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