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Poliomyelitis
 

Poliomyelitis:

i) All those travelling to Saudi Arabia from the below mentioned countries must present a certificate indicating that they received oral polio vaccine (OPV) or inactivated poliovirus vaccine (IPV) within a period of no more than 12 months or less than 4 weeks prior to departure for Saudi Arabia.

ii) In addition, they will also receive one dose of OPV at ports of entry regardless of their age or history of vaccination.

iii) Above requirements are applied to travelers coming form the following countries: Afghanistan, Pakistan, Cameroon, Nigeria, Somalia, Guinea, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Iraq, Palestine (the West Bank and Gaza), Syrian Arab Republic, Madagascar, South Sudan and Yemen.
 

 


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