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Hajj Pilgrimage and the New Emerging Cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Outside the Middle East

Viroj Wiwanitkit 1 , *
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1 Graduate School Public Health Curriculum, Surin Rajabhat University, Surin, Thailand
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  • Health Scope: February 01, 2016, 5 (1); e32370
  • Published Online: February 15, 2016
  • Article Type: Letter
  • Received: August 13, 2015
  • Revised: September 23, 2015
  • Accepted: September 28, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/jhealthscope.20155

To Cite: Wiwanitkit V. Hajj Pilgrimage and the New Emerging Cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Outside the Middle East, Health Scope. 2016 ;5(1):e32370. doi: 10.5812/jhealthscope.20155.

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