Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is viral respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (MERS‐CoV). It was first reported in Saudi Arabia in 2012 and has since spread to several other countries. Most people identified as infected with MERS-CoV developed severe acute respiratory illnesses, including fever, cough and shortness of breath. Although it is low risk to most travellers it has a 35% fatality rate, so you should seek immediate medical attention if you develop symptoms during or after travel, ensuring your travel history is mentioned.
Travel Vaccinations for Qatar
Vaccines To Consider When Visiting Qatar
A consultation will be completed with one of our specialist travel health nurses to assess your individual travel plans and health background before making recommendations, which can then be administered during the same appointment.
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Destination Information for Qatar
Qatar combines natural marvels with phenomenal human feats, as its majestic skyscrapers are placed in front of a backdrop of splendid tranquillity. The capital city of Doha is fast developing into a world leading city, and it showcases the country’s finest architecture, with a state-of-the-art skyline. It also displays an impressive seven-kilometre long waterfront promenade– called the Doha Corniche– with views ranging over many distinctive areas of the city.
You can also track an artistic movement, with the Museum of Islamic Art exhibiting pieces ranging over a period of 14 centuries. The fascinating work shown here has earned the museum acclaim as one of the world’s top cultural institutions. And for those whose main wish is relaxation, the azure waters and tropical foliage of the Banana Island Resort are sure to be the perfect fit.
Infections and Outbreaks frequently change from country to country and by attending our clinics you will be given the most up to date clinical and safety advice from our team of specialists. Our advice to you often includes aspects such as: