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Nearly 600 Dead of Heat Stroke in Mecca

Great Mosque of Mecca., CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons By Juan Cole / Informed Comment Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) – As the temperature in Mecca reached 125.24° F. (51.8° C.) on Tuesday, word leaked out that nearly 600 pilgrims had died of heat stroke and 2,000 have been hospitalized for treatment. A virtual clinic […]