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National Pandemic Strategic Committee gives flu updates – Press Releases

A patient consulting at IGMH’s flu clinic. PHOTO/MIHAARU

The National Pandemic Strategic Committee, tasked by President Yameen, to closely monitor the flu and influenza pandemic in the country, has shared the latest updates regarding the situation in the Maldives. The committee gave the briefing today, at a press conference held at the President’s Office.

Members of the Committee include Minister of Defence and National Security H.E. Adam Shareef, Minister of Education Dr. Aishath Shiham, Minister of Health H.E. Abdulla Nazim Ibrahim, Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Mohamed Asim, and Minister of Tourism H.E. Moosa Zameer.

Following is the statement issued by the National Pandemic Strategic Committee on the current status:

“The administration is happy to note that the flu and influenza pandemic in the Maldives is under control, as a result of the efforts put in to contain its spread. In the wake of the spread, the administration took timely action based on best practices to mantain the safety of the public. Every decision was taken with consultation from health sector professionals, and with regard to the steps taken internationally.”

Full details are available from the link below:

Source URL: The President's Office

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