Pilgrims with health risks urged to get second booster jab

Alfian Z.M. Tahir

Other than being fully vaccinated against Covid-19, Malaysian haj pilgrims will also need to get their meningococcal, influenza and pneumococcal vaccines. – AFP pic, May 21, 2022.

THE elderly and above-18s with risk of severe illness are urged to get their second Covid-19 booster jab before performing haj.

Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said this will help reduce risk of infection among pilgrims.

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