Further advice available on health-related matters for Hajj and Umrah
Download this leaflet for more information about keeping healthy for Hajj and Umrah.
Other vaccinations recommended when travelling for Hajj and Umrah
An influenza vaccination is highly recommended for travelling pilgrims1. For more information about flu and to find a pharmacy offering flu vaccinations near you, please visit:
Reference: 1. Memish, ZA, Venkatesh S, Ahmed QA. Travel epidemiology: the Saudi perspective. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2003;21:96-101.
When travelling in Saudi Arabia, you should avoid mosquitos bites to prevent malaria. For more information about malaria, please visit: