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Protesters attempting to bring down the government risk catching 'mob diseases' instead

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While anti-government protesters are awakening to what they call their duty to the nation, they have also been reminded of the importance of their duty to themselves. 

Food packaging and other rubbish piles up at the anti-government demonstration site on Ratchadamnoen Avenue. Health authorities are warning rally-goers of illnesses caused by the unhygienic environment at the protest sites. KOSOL NAKACHOL

A senior health official and some demonstrators have raised warnings about "mob diseases", and have called on rally-goers to think about their health.

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