The official spokesman for the health sector in the country, Dr. Farida Al-Hosani, revealed a decrease in the number of infections with the “Corona” virus inside the country, during the past days, which confirms the ability of the health sector and the concerned authorities to control the spread of the virus in light of the application of the best methodologies for early detection. About cases, speed of response, and dealing with infected people and those in contact with them professionally.
Al Hosani stressed the need to take into account the importance of giving supportive and additional vaccines to control the pandemic, including the booster dose, explaining that the UAE still ranks first in the world in distributing daily doses of vaccines at a rate of 158.24 doses per 100 people.
Al Hosani stressed that the health sector in the country is continuing its efforts to reach community immunity by providing vaccines to groups eligible to receive the vaccination, pointing out that the percentage of those who received the first dose of the vaccine out of the total population amounted to 74.5%, while the percentage of recipients of two doses of vaccine was 64.3%. of the total population.
Al Hosani said during the periodic media briefing: “The UAE has provided about 15 million and 500 thousand doses, and since the beginning of the pandemic, the concerned authorities, in cooperation with the health sector, have been proactive in activating the preparedness plan, which includes the rehabilitation of response and surveillance teams to ensure the sustainability of the infrastructure.”
She added that “the readiness of the health system through the integrated health infrastructure, planning and prior preparation, access to global experiences, training and the development of expected scenarios, contributed to protecting society and preventing the complications of the pandemic, which confirms that the UAE is facing the (Covid-19) pandemic with a solid, vital national structure and capable human capabilities. To deal with and overcome the repercussions of this crisis, supported by societal awareness and commitment from all segments of society.
And Al Hosani continued: “In the previous days, we witnessed a decrease in the number of HIV infections in the country, which confirms the ability of the health sector and the concerned authorities to control the spread of the virus in light of the application of the best methodologies for early detection of cases, speed of response, and dealing with infected people and contacts professionally, and according to the latest international methods. She stressed that the country culminated its relentless efforts by creating an integrated and advanced health system to examine and treat cases of (Covid-19), at the level of all the emirates of the country, where specialized hospitals were opened in various regions as additional medical facilities equipped and prepared to deal with injuries, according to the highest international standards.
She stated that based on the health sector’s keenness to follow the best ways to protect society, it was necessary to take into account the importance of giving supportive and additional vaccines to control the pandemic, including the booster dose, which is given after basic doses to activate immunity and is considered of high importance, noting that (Covid 19) vaccines are new and still Scientific studies are continuing on it globally to monitor the effectiveness of vaccines and their impact on the vaccinated. These doses are also given in different types of vaccines, such as the dose given for seasonal flu. Therefore, we recommend qualified individuals to take vaccinations after consulting a specialist doctor to protect them.
EDE technology detects infection in an innovative and fast way
The official spokesman for the health sector in the country, Dr. Farida Al Hosani, said that the EDE examination reveals the possibility of infection with the virus in an innovative, fast and safe way, through remote investigation without the need to take samples for examination, which allows early investigation and contributes to limiting the spread of the virus in Public places are at an early stage, pointing out that the examination works with a mechanism to investigate the possibility of infection with the virus by measuring electromagnetic waves that change when there are RNA particles of the virus in a person’s body, and provides an immediate result. She said: “The experimental results showed the high effectiveness of the EDE technology, as more than 20,000 people were examined with this device, and the system achieved 93.5% in the sensitivity of the examination, which reflects the accuracy of the examination when accurately identifying infected persons, and 83% in the quality of the examination, which reflects the accuracy of the examination. When identifying uninfected persons.