October 19, 2013
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 .
announcement came ahead of Alwan leave Cairo on Saturday on his way to
Amman to participate in some activities of the regional organization.
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 . "
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 . "