Bahrain has a number of laws and customs that are relevant to visitors and include a number of aspects that are overlooked in the Western world but can result in a Bahraini custodial sentence. It is worth being aware of
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Bahrain Travel warnings
Several people have been killed during anti-government protests in the Middle Eastern countries of Bahrain and Iran, with people of both countries calling for their respective leaders to stand down. The protests, infl
Middle Eastern food is delicious however there are some ways in which visitors can enjoy the experience without getting ill or causing cultural offence. Hygiene and safetyBahrain has some excellent restaurants and cafes
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concerns over Bahrain Grand Prix as protesters clash with security forces - http://t.co/TDPBX6XGms #TTOT Anyone going to F1?over 3 years ago
concerns over Bahrain Grand Prix as protesters clash with security forces - http://t.co/DBA0av8jTl #TTOT Anyone going to F1?over 3 years ago
#Iran: Video: Bahrain protest ends in bloodshed http://on.msnbc.com/enOhoYover 5 years ago
#Iran: Bahrain protesters gunned down http://bit.ly/epPGGGover 5 years ago
Travel Alert - Bahrain / Iran Protests http://nblo.gs/el4jFover 5 years ago
Recommended vaccinations for Bahrain
Diphtheria is a serious throat infection, which infects from person-to-person through the air. The vaccination should be less than 10 years old otherwise a booster is needed.
Hepatitis A (infectious hepatitis)
Infectious hepatitis infects through contaminated food and water. Vaccination consists of two injections about 12 months apart, which protects for up to 25 years. The first vaccination protects for 12 months. The hepatitis A vaccine can be combined with the vaccine against hepatitis B .
Tetanus is a complication to wounds contaminated by soil. If there has been a vaccination within the past 10 years it is not necessary to give a booster in case of wounds and accidents. Tetanus vaccinations are usually given in combination with diphtheria vaccine. If you are previously vaccinated, the vaccine can be given right up to departure.
Risk of malaria in this area is small, and prevention by malaria tablets is not recommended. Protection against mosquito bites by using impregnated bed nets at night will reduce the risk.
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