The UAE completes four million medical examinations

Abdul Rahman bin Muhammad Al Owais, UAE Minister of Health and Community Protection, announced on Monday that the specialized medical institutions in the country have conducted more than four million medical examinations to detect COVID-19 disease, which is caused by the coronavirus.

UAE 4 million medical examinations and advances on “vaccine” route

The UAE Minister of Health stressed that this comes within the framework of the UAE strategy at expanding the scope of examinations, praising the interest of the champions of the first line of defence and their efforts aimed at preserving the safety of society and ensuring the health of its members.

Expanding the scope of Emirati medical examinations

Al Owais revealed that the study of the third stage of a possible vaccine against the emerging coronavirus obtained approval and approval of the Ethics Committee for Scientific Research in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

He pointed to this development, paving the way for the start of the third stage of clinical trials aimed at ensuring the safety and effectiveness of the vaccine on a larger segment of individuals.

And on the details of the third stage of clinical trials for a possible vaccine, Al Owais explained that this stage includes conducting a research study on two types of vaccinations, with the participation of more than 15 thousand volunteers.

He stressed that the best scientific standards are adopted when conducting this type of medical study, noting that the success of this stage and ensuring the safety of the vaccine means starting at the manufacturing stage.

The UAE announced, on Monday, that the number of new daily examinations was 34,478, and it revealed 344 new cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases to 55,198.

The United Arab Emirates revealed 373 new cases of recovery, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 45,513 cases, while one death was recorded, bringing the total deaths to 334 cases.

Source: WAM
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