Abu Dhabi: The first case of monkey scabies has been reported in the United Arab Emirates, the total number of cases worldwide has exceeded 130.
According to a local website, the first case of Monkey Pax was reported in the United Arab Emirates, causing fear in the Arab world.
UAE officials first confirmed the case of Minki Pax, after which the monitoring of the disease was intensified across the country. Along with the UAE, cases of Minki Pax were also confirmed in European countries Slovenia and the Czech Republic.
The number of monkey-infected countries worldwide has risen to 18 since the case was reported in both European countries.
The highest number of cases of Monkey Pax has been reported so far in Europe with around 100 cases while the total number of cases worldwide has exceeded 130.
Prior to the UAE, experts in Israel had been treating a man for the past two weeks who they feared was infected with Monkey Pax.
Until now, Israel was the only country in the Middle East where the Monkey Pax case was reported.
Following the report of the case in the UAE, there has been a wave of concern in South Asian countries, including other Gulf countries, as travel between the UAE and South Asian countries is common.
There is currently no special vaccine for mumps in the world, but it is being treated with vaccines for other physical and itching diseases.
Monkey Pax’s disease does not spread through the air like a corona, with a mortality rate of up to one percent.