Oman: Ministry advises to avoid areas affected by red tide phenomenon

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The Ministry of Health has advised not to approach the areas affected by the phenomenon of the red tide, go to the nearest health institution when symptoms appear. 

A statement issued by the Ministry of Health said, “It is advised not to approach the areas affected by the phenomenon of the red tide to avoid inhaling toxins from plankton and the proliferating algae, not to eat shellfish and dead fish from these areas, and to go to the nearest health institution when symptoms appear in the digestive system such as vomiting, diarrhoea, and symptoms of the nervous system such as numbness, weakness in the hands and feet, and difficulty in breathing.”

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