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Haj Pilgrims Being Tested For Presence Of Bird Flu Infection

More than half a million Muslims were monitored for the presence of bird flu infection following their arrival at Mecca.// These individuals who have been found to 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 wou...

Health check up to Hajj pilgrims to avoid bird flu

Saudi Arabia 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 very high and the chances of mutations and spread of the virus is high in mass gathering where people from different parts of th...

RIMS to start A Course On Sports Medicine From Next Year

The Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) is organising a three-day intensive course in sports medicine for doctors from the northeastern states from today// the 11th April. This course is being conducted with the aim of making up for the shortfall of sports medicine specialists in the Northeast; the North Eastern Council is sponsoring the course. ....Professor L Fimate the RIMS director...

High-altitude Illness Affects Pilgrims of Mansarovar

Four days after an Indian pilgrim died of respiratory problems while on a tour of Mansarovar Lake on the Indo-China border, another Indian woman too succumbed// to high-altitude illness while pursuing the same destination, reinforcing fears that one of the holiest pilgrim sites in Asia is fast turning into a death trap for unwary Indian travellers. ....Meenakshi Devi Shriram Bhoyar, a 38-year-ol...

Oral Polio Vaccine Necessary for Haj Pilgrims

The Ministry of Health of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have taken a decision that all Haj Pilgrims from Afghanistan, India and Pakistan regardless //of age and vaccination status should receive at least one dose of Oral Polio Vaccine prior to departure for Saudi Arabia. This decision was conveyed to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare through Ministry of External Affairs on November 21, 2006...

Hajj Pilgrims Need Flu Shots – Says British Doctor

For pilgrims about to travel to Saudi Arabia for the hajj, flu shots should be considered for minimizing// the risk of devastating global influenza pandemic because only too few of the worshippers are being vaccinated before 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 a...
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