H1N1 vaccination program to begin Saturday

November 7, 2009

The Minister of Health reported today that H1N1 flu vaccinations will commence today across Saudi Arabia, Saudi Gazette reported in its Saturday edition. The first to receive the vaccines are persons in Hajj-related employment and domestic pilgrims.

Hajj regulations require all pilgrims to submit proof of H1N1 flu vaccination, if a vaccine is made available before Hajj season.