Hajj health istithaah amid the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Muchtaruddin Mansyur Indonesian Medical Hajj Association (PERDOKHI); Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia; Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization-Regional Center for Food and Nutrition (SEAMEO-RECFON), Jakarta, Indonesia https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3100-3269
Keywords: Commentary


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How to Cite
Mansyur M. Hajj health istithaah amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Med J Indones [Internet]. 2020Jun.30 [cited 2023Oct.4];29(2):115-7. Available from: https://mji.ui.ac.id/journal/index.php/mji/article/view/4764