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No SARS case in Dubai

posted on 15/04/2003: 1540 views

There are no cases of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in any of the hospitals or medical centres of the Dubai Department of Health and Medical Services (Dohms), according to Dr Adnan Julfar, Director of Dohms's Primary Health Care Department. Dr Julfar said the Dohms had taken adequate precautionary measures to prevent SARS-infected patients from entering the country via Dubai International Airport.

In cooperation with the Dubai Department of Civil Aviation, the Dohms clinic at the airport checks all arriving passengers likely to be infected with SARS, especially those arriving from infected regions.

He reiterated that no SARS case had so far been reported in Dubai and called upon all citizens and residents to follow the World Health Organisation (WHO) advice in this regard. Dr Julfar said that the disease was not a 'definite death sentence', pointing out the fact that 96.5 per cent of infected people had recovered fully, without any side-effects, while the number of deaths did not exceed 3.5 per cent of the cases discovered. He said that deaths often occurred when patients had previous immunity-related diseases. (The Khaleej Times)


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