MoHAP urged all community members to follow appropriate preventive and safety measures and precautions while travelling and moving in large crowds.
The Philippines has reported its first case of the monkeypox virus, detected in a citizen who returned from abroad earlier this month, a health ministry official said.
California accounts for the highest number, with 4,886 cases, followed by New York (3,881), Florida (2,455), Texas (2,292), Georgia (1,773) and Illinois (1,300), according to the CDC data.
The ministry said the patient was returning from abroad when his symptoms were suspected and diagnosed, BNA added.
The death in India is also the first in Asia. The World Health Organization declared the outbreak a global health emergency on July 23.
Most monkeypox patients experience only fever, body aches, chills and fatigue. People with more serious illness may develop a rash and lesions on the face and hands that can spread to other parts of the body.
Keeping this in mind UAE’s Ministry of Health and Prevention has issued fresh COVID-19 and monkeypox guidelines for all who wish to travel abroad in the coming months.
After the COVID-19 pandemic tragedy that claimed millions of innocent lives and billions of people are still struggling with the deadly virus, the monkeypox is threatening to replace coronavirus (“US reports nearly 24,000 monkeypox cases,” Sept. 19, Gulf Today website). According to the report, nearly 24,000 monkeypox
Around 30 countries where monkeypox is not endemic have reported outbreaks of the viral disease as confirmed cases reached 1,200, most of them in Europe.