Hajj

5 articles
Coronavirus in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Nov 6, 2012 | David Scales

The Saudi Arabian Deputy Minister of Health, Ziad Memish, reported a third case of a novel coronavirus appearing in the capital Riyadh. He reported...

DRC and Ugandan Muslims Banned from Mecca for Fear of Ebola and Cholera
Oct 22, 2012 | Lauren Edmundson

The Saudi Arabian government has banned people from Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) from making this year’s pilgrimage to Mecca...

Novel Coronavirus in UK and Saudi Arabia
Sep 24, 2012 | Anna Tomasulo

The WHO is reporting a single case of an acute respiratory syndrome with renal failure in the United Kingdom. Laboratory testing confirmed a novel...

Mass Gatherings Series: From the Experts
Dec 5, 2011 | Anna Tomasulo

During our Infectious Disease and Mass Gatherings Series, The Disease Daily had the opportunity to speak with Dr. David Heymann and Dr. Bonnie Henry...

Special Edition: HealthMap's Increased Infectious Disease Surveillance for This Year's Hajj
Nov 12, 2010 | healthmap

Mass gatherings bring together people and pathogens (germs) from all over the world.  Such events present unique challenges to infectious disease...