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Saudi Officials, Global Health Experts Outline Plan To Prevent Disease During Hajj

New York Times: Guarding Against Disease Among Pilgrims to Mecca
“…Preventing outbreaks during the hajj is a major focus of the new field of ‘mass gathering medicine,’ and last week in The Lancet, Saudi and European scientists affiliated with the new Global Center for Mass Gathering Medicine, based in the Saudi health ministry, outlined the protective steps the kingdom will take…” (McNeil, 5/26).

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