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Date: 24/03/2019
Author: Minister Office
Source: MoPH
Minister of Public Health's Office: 4 People were Bitten by Snakes within two Days and the Reports on the Case of one of them are Exaggerated
Four people were bitten by snakes over the past two days. However what has been circulated concerning the case of one them was completely false.
The Media office of the Minister of Public Health Dr. Jamil Jabak stressed in a statement that the patient has been recovering since he began receiving treatment provided by the Ministry of Public Health.The four cases were admitted to the hospital, all of them are stable.
A citizen was bitten by a snake and was allegedly in a critical condition as reported by social media sites.The Ministry would like to clarify the following:
  • The patient’s case was followed up by the Ministry as of the first day with the emergency department, the supervising physician at Hiram Hospital – Tyre and the parents.
  • The ministry provided the necessary treatment as of the first day.
  • The patient did not receive any blood unit as rumored.
  • The patient has been recovering since he has received the treatment provided by the Ministry
  • Precaution is to be taken by all the citizens, in particular with the onset of Spring and the temperature increase