Tag: "pilgrims" at medical news
Millions Spent, but the Indian Capital's River Still Stinks
... hours a day swimming for coins tossed in by Hindu pilgrims
who still revere the river, understands perfectly why the river is dirty. "Once you could look 20 feet (six metres) down and see the coins," he said, looking expressionlessly at the opaque grey water. "But after the eighties the population starte...
Shambu With Bovine TB Being Prevented from Slaughter
...hree Hindu shrines which attract upwards of 90,000 pilgrims
every year. The Hindu Forum of Britain is outraged and is threatening "serious international repurcusssions." Shambo's keepers have claimed he is not proven to be a carrier of TB and said that even if it did develop "he can be expected to make...
Hajj Pilgrims Need Flu Shots – Says British Doctor
about to travel to Saudi Arabia for the hajj, flu ...thering of people attracting more than two million pilgrims
from around the world. “Though the journey is spiritual, but the gathering also facilitates the spr...
Oral Polio Vaccine Necessary for Haj Pilgrims
...abia leave. This arrangement would ensure that the pilgrims
who are unaware of the decision are administered O...tificates are issued to them. Flights carrying Haj pilgrims
take off from the following airports: Aurangabad; Nagpur; Mumbai; Delhi; Lucknow; Srinagar; Bangalor...
High-altitude Illness Affects Pilgrims of Mansarovar
...of disciples. She was part of a group of Indian pilgrims
from Maharasthtra as well as Nagpur who had headed... The Kolkata couple was part of a large group of pilgrims
taken by a Kolkata-based travel agency that subsequently came under criticism for not taking medical...
Health check up to Hajj pilgrims to avoid bird flu
...abia is gearing up to face around 2.5 million Hajj pilgrims
and the authorities are making health screening when they enter Saudi Arabia to all the Hajj pilgrims
to avoid the spread of bird flu infection//. World wide the threat of pandemic bird flu infection is...
Haj Pilgrims Being Tested For Presence Of Bird Flu Infection
...cross 160 different countries. A majority of these pilgrims
migrate from Asian countries, where the deadly H5N1 virus has claimed more than 70 lives. It was regarded by health experts that a large crowd of people gathering at Mecca could pave way for the emergence of a pandemic bird flu strain. More than $6...
Qualms Of Bird Flu Risk During Haj Pilgrimage
...amme at Geneva’s University Hospitals, millions of pilgrims
who gather in Mecca for Haj risk creating the cond...ry said his ministry had taken measures to protect pilgrims
and prevent any bird flu outbreak during the Haj season. He added that the ministry would closely mo...