National charity Meningitis Research Foundation is urging pilgrims to Mecca for this year’s Hajj to make sure their meningitis travel vaccine is up to date or risk being denied entry to Saudi Arabia.
Large epidemics of meningococcal disease have been linked to the Hajj pilgrimage and many cases also occur world-wide after pilgrims return to their own countries.
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October 11, 2010
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