MoH denies any increase in scabies cases

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Health Ministry Undersecretary Dr Mustafa Redha denied reports about increase in cases of scabies in Kuwaiti hospitals. Earlier some media reported that there is an increase in scabies case in Kuwait and 200 scabies patients in Adan Hospital and 70 in Jahra Hospital are admitted for this. However, Officials said the report “is totally false”.

He however confirmed that cases of scabies in Kuwait “did not exceed their normal rate”.

Redha also assured Kuwait has enough scabies medicine in storage.

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Thursday, April 12, 2018
@Liyakat kala : Scabies is skin infection. It is not a viral. Scabies is common in people with unhygienic living style low caste communities.

Liyakat kala
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
What is scabies ? Is it Vira ? IIK pls clarify

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