Common Cold Taking Toll on Nigerian Pilgrims

The common cold has become the top killer among Nigerian pilgrims as more deaths from the infection are reported.

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Hajj, Saudi Arabia

  • Nigeria:   Hajj Death Toll Hits 36

    Leadership, 8 November 2012

    Common cold has become the top killer infection among Nigerian pilgrims performing this year's Hajj with total death toll now 36. Read more »

  • Nigeria:   Med-View Airlifts 1847 Pilgrims in Three Days

    Daily Trust, 6 November 2012

    Med-View Airline has airlifted 1,847 Nigerian pilgrims who performed this year's Hajj in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, back to the country. Read more »

  • Nigeria:   Hajj - Commission to Correct All Anomalies

    Daily Trust, 6 November 2012

    The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Mohammad Sa'ad Abubakar, yesterday said that the National Hajj Commission would correct all anomalies recorded during the 2012 Hajj. Read more »

  • Nigeria:   Hajj - Pilgrims' Death Toll Hits 21

    Daily Trust, 31 October 2012

    The death toll of Nigerian pilgrims in Saudi Arabia has risen to 21 from 14, a week before the Hajj rites. According to the National Hajj Commission's weekly public health bulletin… Read more »