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Emiratis warned against travelling to Kerala over Nipah virus outbreak

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Abu Dhabi – The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention urged people to put off unnecessary travel to Kerala, India where a Nipah virus (NiV) outbreak has claimed 10 lives while at least 40 others are in quarantine. 

The ministry said that it was closely monitoring the situation, adding that its working with its strategic partners to assess the risk of importation of Nipah virus (NiV) cases to the country and put the necessary control measures.

It said in a statement that it is in continuous coordination with the World Health Organisation (WHO) to implement the global recommendations.

 

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