Posts Tagged 'Saudi-Arabia'

New Coronavirus Could Infect Millions during Hajj in Saudi Arabia

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Lung tissue containing the original SARS coronavirus (CDC, 2003)

Back in February 2003, a 65-year-old physician living near Hong Kong checked into a hotel. Sometime during his stay, he encountered a dozen other people; most of them were hotel guests on the same floor. The physician contracted a disease that left him with flu-like symptoms for a week before it started to develop into pneumonia. The next day he checked himself into a hospital and died later that day.

Read more @ SciTechDaily

Pilgrims Pray at the Grand Mosque During Ramadan

Pilgrims praying, via The Big Picture

Saudi Blogger Arrested

Saudi blogger was arrested on December 10th in Saudi Arabia.

Grand Mostque In Mecca Saudi Arabia During The Last Week of Ramadan

Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia @ The Big Picture, AP Photo

Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia @ The Big Picture, AP Photo

ThePirateBay Moves Servers To Egypt

ThePirateBay has moved their torrent indexing servers to Egypt, Saudi-Arabia and Israel due to impeding EU legislation that came into effect today. (smells like an April Fools’ Day to me)


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