Tag: "pilgrimage" at medical news
Haj Pilgrims Being Tested For Presence Of Bird Flu Infection
...be devoid of any infection will continue their haj pilgrimage
and participate in the rites due to begin by the second week of January. There has been an increasing global fear regarding the possibility of a viral mutation that would enable the human-human transmission. The probability of this event happening ...
Drawing from Myth to Become Mistress of Spices
...ram, where hundreds of Aravanis gathered for their pilgrimage
to Koovagam village Tuesday. 'The elderly Aravani introduced me to the Muslim family who kept me as their cook for 10 years'. It is this family in Coimbatore that taught master chef Mathana how to make exceptional 'biriyani', a non-vegetarian rice ...
Indians might be spreading Polio
...e. "It may be possible that people going for Haj pilgrimage
from the country could have transmitted the polio virus to people of other countries," Bayar said. He said specifically that it was Uttar Pradesh that was responsible for the spread and not the country as a whole."The state of Uttar Pradesh specifi...
Hajj Pilgrims Need Flu Shots – Says British Doctor
...re they go – says the British doctors. The hajj pilgrimage
is considered to be one of the largest annual gathering of people attracting more than two million pilgrims from around the world. “Though the journey is spiritual, but the gathering also facilitates the spread of the influenza virus”, wrote Prof. A...
Cancer-hit Geelani to Travel Abroad for Specialized Treatment
...e out of India. But he was permitted to go on Hajj pilgrimage
in 2006. "We hope India will consider our appeal on humanitarian grounds and allow Geelani to travel abroad," Akbar said. Staunchly pro-Islamabad, Geelani seeks the merger of Jammu and Kashmir with Pakistan. Geelani broke away from the separati...