Guidance for Travel
CDC does not recommend that anyone change travel plans because of MERS. The current CDC travel notice is an Alert (Level 2) and provides special precautions for travelers.
The annual Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, is among the largest mass gatherings in the world. Pilgrims can take steps to protect themselves from respiratory illnesses.
Airline crew are asked to report ill travelers in and near the Arabian Peninsula.