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Travel Advice for Hajj Pilgrims (Update)

03 Oct 2012

A press release has been issued today by the Health Protection Agency (HPA).

The head of HPA's World Health Organisation collaborating centre for mass gatherings has issued the following statement regarding the 2012, Hajj:

 "There is no current change in travel advice for people travelling to the Hajj in the light of two confirmed cases of novel Coronavirus recently associated with the Middle East. Travel advice will be kept under review and pilgrims will be updated accordingly."

Advice for Travellers

Detailed information and recommendations for pilgrims attending Hajj in 2012, is available on the Hajj and Umrah Pilgrimage advice sheet.