Vaccinations to be taken
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) mandates desirous Hajj and Umrah pilgrims to take the Meningococcal Vaccine (Quadruple) to protect against meningitis. Pilgrims are required to submit a certificate of this vaccine issued no more than 3 years ago and no less than 10 days before arrival in the KSA.
The KSA recommends:
- Seasonal influenza vaccine - to reduce the risk of flu and
- Pneumococcal vaccine - to adults aged 65 years and above, in addition to younger adults who have chronic diseases