Saturday, October 19, 2013

World Health Organization (WHO): Saudi Arabia has succeeded in protecting the 1.5 million pilgrims from the #coronavirus #MERS & epidemic diseases

October 19, 2013

Said Dr Ala Din Alwan , director of the Eastern Mediterranean Region , World Health Organization ( WHO ) that the Saudi authorities succeeded in preventing the spread of epidemics and viruses private Coruna center of more than 1.5 million pilgrims during the Hajj season .
The announcement came ahead of Alwan leave Cairo on Saturday on his way to Amman to participate in some activities of the regional organization.
Said Alwan : " WHO participated in monitoring the health status of the pilgrims through some observers and observers did not monitor any cases of epidemic or cases of HIV Coruna among the pilgrims so far , with no surveillance of our units are any cases of the virus Corona or serious diseases threaten the safety of pilgrims and has provided authorities Saudi Arabia and health services adequately in each ritual sites and has developed several health points and medical centers in the holy sites in Mina . "
He added: " WHO was worried about the spread of Corona and some epidemics amid pilgrims this season was sent teams of software epidemic diseases to participate in a technical mission to monitor , guide and advise on precautionary measures to prevent the spread of Corona and assist in the early detection of the spread of the epidemic , but the performance of the authorities Saudi Arabia has succeeded in protecting both the number of pilgrims from the spread of epidemics season so far passed an unprecedented rate of success health . " 

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