Sunday 02 May 2021
The Ministry of Health and Population declared a state of emergency in public and central hospitals and isolation hospitals, in conjunction with the Sham El-Nessim celebrations, and advised citizens not to take Al-Fesikh because of its danger to health.
The Ministry of Health confirmed the availability of “botulinum” vaccine for cases of poisoning for citizens free of charge in the ministry’s hospitals, pointing out that if any sick symptoms are felt after consuming Fesikh, such as (dry throat – difficulty swallowing – double vision – shortness of breath), one should go as quickly as possible to the nearest hospital. Or Poison Center) to receive the necessary treatment and care.
She noted the deployment of community communication teams in 4 governorates (Cairo, Giza, Qalyubia, Qena) as part of the continued intensification of health awareness and education campaigns for citizens in various governorates across the country, to increase awareness of precautionary and preventive measures for the Coronavirus in conjunction with holidays and religious occasions.
Dr. Khaled Mujahid, a spokesman for the Ministry of Health, stressed the commitment of the owners of food establishments, especially those that provide foods that are related to the Sham El-Naseem season, to the cleanliness of those facilities and the surrounding environment, the ventilation and lighting of the place well, and the presence of many appropriate windows, in addition to being free of waste or waste. Flying and crawling insects, foot-tight airtight bins, disinfectants or detergents, and single-use towels.