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Ebola: No Saudi ban on Nigerian Haj pilgrims

Saudi Arabia, which has barred pilgrims from Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea from the Haj due to Ebola concerns, will allow Nigerians to attend, an official was reported as saying, suggesting the smaller outbreak there was less worrying.

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Ebola: No Saudi ban on Nigerian Haj pilgrims

Saudi Arabia, which has barred pilgrims from Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea from the Haj due to Ebola concerns, will allow Nigerians to attend, an official was reported as saying, suggesting the smaller outbreak there was less worrying.

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Haj health training in Bahrain to fight viruses

Health workers in Bahrain are getting specialist training on how to tackle potentially fatal illnesses among haj pilgrims. The Bahraini Haj Medical Committee is being equipped with more than 500 types of medicines to protect an es

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Doctors trained to combat infections during Haj

Health authorities in Makkah have begun training their personnel, including nurses and doctors, to prevent the spread of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection during the Haj season, a report said. Nearly

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South Asians to top foreign Haj pilgrims

South Asian nationals will top foreign pilgrims expected to perform Haj, with more than 410,000 out of a total of 1.3 million, said a report. It will be followed by Arab countries with more than 250,000 pilgrims, said the Arab New

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DHA twitter clinic provides Haj health tips

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) held a live twitter clinic to discuss health aspects to be considered before, during and after the Haj pilgrimage. The two-hour live DHA clinic known as the “#smart_clinic” on DHA’s twi

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Mobily launches haj, umrah credit packages

Mobily has launched a promotion on haj and umrah Package allocated for pilgrims visiting the kingdom.    The promotion will enable customers to obtain 200 per cent free extra credit when charging by SR10 ($2

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Saudi cuts Bahrain pilgrims' Haj quota

Saudi Arabia’s Haj Ministry has reduced the quota of pilgrims for Bahrain this year to 3,700, due to ongoing expansion projects in the Holy Mosque.    Bahrain Haj mission head Shaikh Adnan Al Qattan st

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TimeZ5 signs partnership deal with Visa

TimeZ5 Global, the creators of the world's first physiological prayer mat, have designed unique offerings for Muslim consumers this Ramadan and Haj season in partnership with Visa Middle East.   It aims to ad

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Mers abating, but still a concern: WHO

An outbreak of deadly Mers virus infections remains a serious public health problem, the World Health Organisation said on Tuesday, but an upsurge in cases is abating and the disease does not constitute a global emergency.  

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