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This vaccine is given when the child is 12 and 15 months of age. Older Singaporean children, adolescents and adults who are previously unvaccinated are also recommended and eligible for varicella vaccination subsidies at CHAS GP clinics and polyclinics if they have not been previously vaccinated against varicella.
Click here for more information on vaccine-preventable diseases, subsidies available, and frequently asked questions.
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