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Wuhan coronavirus: UAE confirms first cases

Christian Fernsby |
The United Arab Emirates today confirmed the first cases in the Mideast of Wuhan coronavirus, saying doctors now were treating a family that had just come from a city at the epicenter of the outbreak.

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Topics: WUHAN    CORONAVIRUS    UAE   

The UAE’s state-run WAM news agency made the announcement citing the Health and Prevention Ministry, but offered no details on where the stricken family lived nor where they were receiving treatment.

It also did not offer a number of those afflicted by the virus, other than to say the cases came from “members of a family arriving from the Chinese city of Wuhan.”

Emirati officials are taking “all the necessary precautions in accordance with the scientific recommendations, conditions and standards approved by the World Health Organization,” the ministry said. “The general health condition is not a cause for concern.”


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