Updating Traditions: Saudi Arabia's Coronavirus Response
2020-04-07 - carnegieendowments -  

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The spread of the new coronavirus presents serious risks in Saudi Arabia, which has reported 2,385 cases and 34 deaths as of April 5. The kingdom is a hub for tens of millions of foreign laborers and pilgrims from across the globe. Especially in light of potential shortages of doctors and hospital beds, maintaining public support will be critical to the state�¢??s response.