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Dubai raises health alert over monkeypox outbreak


View of the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah hotel in Dubai. File photoDOHA, May 20 The Dubai Health Authority has issued a directive to all healthcare professionals and medical institutions to investigate and prevent monkeypox, a disease that has spread in several countries, according to Dubai Health Authority tweeted. Earlier, the UK Health Agency (UKHSA) reported that the total number of monkeypox cases in the country had reached nine. The Spanish Ministry of Health and local authorities have introduced a sanitary alert after eight cases of monkeypox were detected in Madrid, local media reported. In addition to Sweden, the first case of the disease was detected on Thursday in Italy. Also, the first cases of monkeypox infection were detected in Australia and Canada. “The order calls on all stakeholders in the emirate to ensure early detection and investigation of the disease in order to reduce the risk of its spread and ensure the effective and optimal application of preventive measures and the control of potential sources of infection,” – reported in the management.

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