Philippines Urges Muslims To Reconsider Hajj; U.N. Says Most MERS Cases Are Preventable
News outlets discuss concerns surrounding the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus.
Agence France-Presse: Saudi MERS: Philippines urges its Muslims to abort Hajj
“The Philippines urged its large Muslim minority on Thursday to reconsider plans to join pilgrimages to Saudi Arabia this year due to a deadly virus outbreak there…” (7/3).
Associated Press: U.N.: MERS deadly but most cases are preventable
“Infection rates for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome are slowing and scientists are working to stop the dangerous coronavirus from spreading further internationally, a top U.N. health official says…” (Halperin, 7/3).
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