Health & Environmental

Saudi Silence on Deadly MERS Virus Outbreak Frustrates World Health Experts

“Over the next few weeks officials at the World Health Organization (WHO) face a tough and politically charged call. The Muslim month of fasting, Ramadan, begins July 9 and could draw as many as two million people from around the globe to the holy sites of Saudi Arabia in a pilgrimage called umrah. But a new disease, called Middle Eastern respiratory syndrome, or MERS, could threaten them.”

Source:Saudi Silence on Deadly MERS Virus Outbreak Frustrates World Health Experts: Scientific American

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