The UAE announced detecting the first case of the monkeypox in the state for a woman who was overseas and aged 29 years old, Al Ain reported on Tuesday.
The authorities revealed that the infected case is receiving a medical treatment, in addition, the authorities asserted that all concerned medical agencies are following the strictest measures for securing the community.
Previously, The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Sunday that more cases of monkeypox will be reported as the virus has crossed the borders of 12 countries, raising the number the confirmed cases to 92.
It added that it will reveal further guidance and recommendations in the upcoming days to identify the best ways to deal with the infected cases.
“Available information suggests that human-to-human transmission is occurring among people in close physical contact with cases who are symptomatic”, the world health agency added.
WHO previously announced that it is working closely with countries that witness an outbreak of monkeypox.
The organization reflected that it is strengthening its ties with the countries that reported cases of monkeypox to identify the reasons for the virus spread in non-endemic countries.