Doha: The Ministry of Health clarified that monkey flu has not been reported to Qatar. In a statement, the ministry stated that it had already taken steps to identify any suspicious cases.
In the wake of confirmed cases in different parts of the world of monkey pox, the ministry clarified. The ministry directed both public and private health workers in the country to observe patients suffering from monkeypox symptoms and to report any suspicious cases to authorities.
Monkey pox, a viral infection, is more common in West Africa and Central Africa. The symptoms include fever, muscle aches and swelling of the lymph nodes.