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About chickenpox Vaccinations

Last update date March 15, 2019

With chickenpox (chicken pox)

Chickenpox (chicken pox) is transmitted by direct contact, droplet infection of chickenpox, herpes zoster virus or air infection.
The incubation period is usually 13-17 days for 10-20 days.
Rash evolves into blister, pustule, crust (scab) for papules first.
Rash tends to appear a lot to human trunk, but appears in hair part. By the way, it may be accompanied by slight fever.
Generally, it is mild disease, but becomes seriously ill in patients whom function of immunity decreases by leukemia and treatment.

Method of Vaccinations

[standard schedule]
Between under from 12 months to 36 months after birth, it is one time of initial vaccinations
After initial vaccinations, put interval of (as for the standard 6-12 months) more than three months; and of one time of booster shot
We inoculate twice, chickenpox vaccine in total.

[age that we can get free]
Under 1 year or older 3 years old (until the day before sun becoming 3 years old)

Vice-reaction of vaccine

Most of the vice-reactions are not recognized, but fever, rash are sometimes seen, and red (redness) of local site is rarely enlarged (it is fine),
Induration (stiffness) is seen.
As heavy vice-reaction to rarely produce anaphylaxis, acute thrombocytopenic purpura (around one people per 1 million inoculations)
It is reported.

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Health and Social Welfare Bureau health security department health security section

Telephone: 045-671-4190

Telephone: 045-671-4190

Fax: 045-664-7296

E-Mail address [email protected]

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