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Varicella Vaccination for Adults (2 Doses) with Consultation

$200.28

What is Varicella Zoster?
Varicella zoster is the virus that causes chicken pox and Shingles (a reactivation of the virus). Varicella is highly contagious. It is not only transmitted through droplets, aerosol or direct person-to-person contact, but may also be transmitted indirectly through contact with freshly contaminated items.

The symptoms of varicella include fever, lethargy, and an itchy, vesicular rash that starts on the scalp and face and spreads throughout the body. While illness may be mild in children, severity increases with age. Complications include lung infection, brain infection which are potentially lethal. Furthermore, subsequent reactivation later in life leads to Shingles which is more common among immunocompromised and elderly individuals.

Infection in early pregnancy until the 20th week of gestation could lead to congenital malformations in 2% of cases.

Who should have chickenpox vaccination?

  1. Any adult seeking protection from varicella infection
  2. People who care for or are around others with weakened immune systems
  3. Teachers /childcare teachers
  4. Residents and staff in nursing homes and residential settings
  5. Military personnel
  6. Non-pregnant women of child-bearing age
  7. International travelers

A pre-vaccination blood test to check for existing immunity can be conducted to assess if vaccination is needed.

How many doses are required?
Two doses spaced 4 weeks apart. No booster is needed.

Price is applicable for two doses only and includes practice cost and doctor’s consultation charge at first visit.

Price excludes any related serology tests.

Applicable at Raffles Medical (Singapore) clinics. Please call the clinic prior.

Not applicable at Raffles Medical clinics at Changi Airport Transits 1, 2, 3, and 4, 24 Hour Emergency at Raffles Hospital, Raffles Health Screeners, and Raffles Specialist clinics.

Terms and conditions apply.
Upon purchase, we will send to your email a redemption letter that you can use to redeem your vaccination. Please call your preferred clinic prior to your visit and present the letter on the day of your vaccination. Price is in Singapore dollars and inclusive of GST.

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Precautions to note:

  • Those who have developed severe allergic reaction to any component of the vaccine , including neomycin should not receive the vaccine
  • Pregnant women should not receive the vaccine.
  • Pregnancy should be avoided until 3 months after vaccination.
  • It is also not recommended for those who are immunocompromised.
  • Caution should be exercised when administering to breastfeeding mothers, as it may be secreted in breast milk.

Terms and Conditions

  • Price is in Singapore dollars and inclusive of GST.
  • Price includes practice cost and doctor’s consultation charge.
  • Upon purchase, we will send to your email, a redemption letter, that you can use to redeem your vaccination. This letter can only be used for the package indicated.
  • This letter must be presented upon registration at the clinic, together with your NRIC / Identification documents.
  • Applicable at Raffles Medical (Singapore) clinics.
  • Not applicable at Raffles Medical clinics at Changi Airport Transits 1, 2, 3, and 4, 24 Hour Emergency at Raffles Hospital, Raffles Health Screeners, and Raffles Specialist clinics. 
  • Please call your preferred clinic prior to book your vaccine, and quote "Vaccinations E-health" and the selected vaccination.
  • Items in the package are non-exchangeable and non-refundable, including unutilised portion.
  • You may transfer the package to another person.
  • Not valid with other corporate programmes.
  • Listed terms are subject to change without prior notice.
  • Raffles Medical Group Ltd is not responsible for any loss or unauthorised use of the redemption letter.
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