July 13, 2024

Paull Ank Ford

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Saudi Arabia’s Latest Challenge: Containing Covid-19 During the Hajj

As Saudi Arabia prepares to host the hajj pilgrimage next week, authorities deal with the unprecedented problem of balancing their duty as stewards of the Muslim world’s most essential religious event with the want to curb the coronavirus pandemic.

The hajj, a as soon as-in-a-life time duty for Muslims capable to make the journey, is a resource of good political and religious status for Saudi Arabia, when commonly making billions of dollars in earnings for the kingdom.