This year, the Hajj will take place from October 2nd to October 7th. Crowds at mass gatherings pose unique health risks. A certificate of vaccination with the quadrivalent (A, C, Y, W-135) vaccine against meningitis is required no less than 10 days before arrival in Saudi Arabia. The vaccine is good for 3 years. […]Read More
Here are some tips and precautions for parents planning to travel with young children:
1. When using sunscreen, apply it first and wait 30 minutes before applying the DEET repellent.
2. Always read the entire label carefully before using repellents. Adults should apply repellent for children. Do not allow children to apply it themselves.
3. Avoid applying repellent to children’s hands to reduce the chance of getting the repellent in their eyes and mouths.
Did you know that according to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are about 1.4 million cases of hepatitis A every year and there are about 240 million people living with chronic Hepatitis B? Did you know hepatitis A and B can cause inflammation of the liver, while hepatitis B can cause chronic infection that can be lifelong? And did you know that both hepatitis A and B are vaccine-preventable diseases?Read More