CFCM Discourages Meccan Pilgrimage Because of H1N1 Virus

The French Council of the Muslim Faith’s (CFCM) director Mohammed Moussaoui has discouraged French Muslims from the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia because of concerns of the spread of the H1N1 virus. 14 Deaths have been reported in Saudi Arabia. Instead Moussaoui encouraged piety during the month of Ramadan.