Saturday, July 13, 2013

#MERS #Coronavirus Saudi Arabia Hajj and Umrah Requirements

July 12, 2013
Ministry of Health issued health requirements that must be met in coming for Umrah and Hajj 1434 H as part of precautionary measures for disease virus Koruna new (MERS-COV) and so out of the keenness of the Government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques in maintaining the health of everyone and provide an atmosphere healthy and safe, God willing, for the pilgrims and pilgrims to perform This all rites smoothly and health and contentment.

I have included these requirements issued by the ministry's recommendation to postpone the performance of Umrah and Hajj this year for the elderly and people with chronic diseases as patients heart, kidney, respiratory and diabetes, as well as patients with immune deficiency congenital and acquired, in addition to ill tumors, as well as pregnant women and children.

It also included requirements set of tips and guidance health awareness for citizens, residents and pilgrims of them; pollutants to wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water or disinfectant other allocated to it, especially after coughing and sneezing, as well as the use of tissue when coughing or sneezing and dispose of the waste basket, in addition to not touch eyes, nose and mouth by hand, and the reduction of direct contact with the injured and non-participation tools personal, as well as the wearing of masks in crowded locations, and maintaining personal hygiene as a whole.
These requirements also included on the next to get a valid certificate of vaccination against meningitis before the advent of the Kingdom of not less than 10 days and not more than 3 years, as well as get a certificate of vaccination against polio-affected countries, according to specific requirements.

Also included stipulations importance of vaccination against seasonal flu vaccine, especially for people with chronic diseases such as heart, kidney, diabetes and respiratory and neurology as well as diseases of HIV congenital and acquired, and metabolic diseases, as well as pregnant women and children less than 5 years and those with obesity.

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