Dr Al Hosani made the recommendations during a virtual discussion between the UAE Ministry of Justice and the Abu Dhabi Public Health Centre (ADPHC), which studies and promotes public health and well-being in Abu Dhabi Emirate.
The latest recommendation comes as the UAE works to increase vaccine distribution in the country in a bid to reach herd immunity. In one of the latest studies by the ADPHC on vaccine efficacy, the authority, in fact, found that no person in Abu Dhabi Emirate who had received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine had died.
Dr Al Hosani said face masks are a key pillar protection from COVID-19. She then emphasised the importance of getting vaccinated in order to protect everyone, especially the elderly and children.
“The COVID-19 pandemic crisis has affected citizens and residents and changed lifestyles, habits and the way people interact with each other within the Emirati community. It also made families and the community adopt new healthy lifestyles and encouraged children and the youth to take responsibilities and be independent, and changed several negative lifestyle behaviours,” the official said.
Attendees from the Ministry lauded Dr Al Hosani for her efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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