UAE announces 5 new cases of monkeypox


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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has announced the registration of 5 new cases of monkeypox in the country, according to the policy followed by health authorities for early monitoring and investigation of the disease.

The Ministry also announced the recovery of two monkeypox patients, who were receiving medical care in state hospitals, after their full recovery from symptoms of the disease

The MoHAP recommended members of the community follow all safety measures and take preventive measures when travelling and in gatherings.

The Ministry reassured residents that the health authorities in the country are taking all necessary measures, including investigation, examination of contacts and follow-up, in addition to continuous and diligent work to ensure the health sector’s readiness for all epidemics and infectious diseases.

The ministry also called on the public to obtain information from official sources in the country, and to avoid circulating rumours and wrong informations.


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