Abu Dhabi In the wake of yesterday’s first case of monkey flu in the UAE, the Ministry of Health has taken preventive steps. Officials from the health sector are currently assessing the situation. A spokesperson for the UAE confirmed that they were ready to fight the virus.
A spokesperson also stressed that residents should take precautionary measures including personal hygiene, avoiding items used by sick people, and avoiding skin rashes.
A spokesperson for the Ministry of Health and Prevention stated that most symptoms will disappear within two to four week. Yesterday, the Ministry of Health and Prevention tweeted that only severe cases of antiviral medication can be administered.