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Bahrain has detected its first monkeypox case, the state news agency BNA said on Friday, citing the health ministry.
The ministry said the patient was returning from abroad when his symptoms were suspected and diagnosed, BNA added.
MoHAP urged all community members to follow appropriate preventive and safety measures and precautions while travelling and moving in large crowds.
WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the UN health agency was not recommending mass vaccination against the virus, and added that no deaths had been reported so far from the outbreaks.
Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq, Turkey, Pakistan and Afghanistan impose restrictions on travel and immigration from Iran
The kingdom has ordered that the social gatherings in homes to be limited to up to 30 people until Feb.21, state news agency BNA reported on Friday. It is also limiting outdoor group exercise to 30 people, while government institutions and entities must allow up to 70% of employees to work from home.
The UAE has expressed its sincere condolences and solidarity with the Republic of Iraq over the victims of the fire in Nineveh province, which resulted in hundreds of deaths and injuries.
The suspect was later tracked down in Matrouh governorate, west of the capital, where he "committed suicide by shooting himself with the same weapon" used in the murder.
This milestone accolade positions Emirates Park Zoo as a global leader in the zoo industry, joining an elite group of zoological facilities worldwide that have earned the revered AZA accreditation