COVID cases are declining, while influenza cases rising in UAE

Doctors in the Middle East nation informed that in the previous week, the United Arab Emirates had witnessed a rise in the cases of influenza, expressing fear that the number might increase as more people stopped wearing face masks. 

Abu Dhabi, UAE: Doctors in the Middle East nation informed that in the previous week, the United Arab Emirates had witnessed a rise in the cases of influenza, expressing fear that the number might increase as more people stopped wearing face masks. 

Although the daily infections of the deadliest COVID-19 virus are witnessing a significant decline, the seasonal flu is infecting the UAE population now. 

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Specialist of Internal Medicine Prime Hospital – Dr Shyam Rajamohan stated, “The number of patients coming to the clinic with flu-like symptoms has increased in recent weeks. Flu can sometimes be dangerous to high-risk people like elderly people with chronic diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure, heart diseases, chronic lung, liver, kidney diseases.”

“Hence, it is extremely important to take the flu vaccine yearly to prevent influenza and complications of influenza. But the total number of Covid-19 cases in the UAE has decreased significantly. However, the number of flu cases can be expected to go up if the use of masks reduces,” the doctor then added. 

Meanwhile, Dr Daffodils Guevarra, who is the General Practitioner, Prime Medical Center – Deira, said, “There has always been an increase in the number of patient visits in the clinic every time there’s a shift in the weather. This is a regular occurrence every year. Health facilities experience as much as a 25 per cent increase in the number of patient visits whenever the season changes. Aside from maintaining a healthy lifestyle, we doctors encourage our patients to go for their influenza vaccination during the flu season”. 

The medical specialists of Dubai further reveal that as the temperature changes and season changes from winter to summer, people get ill with flu-like symptoms. In another case, when an individual exercises outdoor and then immediately comes in the indoor temperature, affecting an individual, and downhills immunity of an individual. 

Doctors of Dubai asked the people to follow a healthy and balanced diet, and maintain a disciplined lifestyle, so as to boost their immunity and do not catch the flu. 

 

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