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About Varicella Vaccinations

Final update date March 31, 2021

Chickenpox is

Chickenpox is transmitted by direct contact with varicella and shingles virus, droplet infection or airborne infection.
The incubation period is 10 to 20 days, usually 13 to 17 days.
The rash is initially aokaze and shifts to blisters, pustules, and crusts.
The rash tends to appear more on the trunk, but also on the hair. Sometimes it has mild fever.
It is generally a mild disease, but it is severe in patients with leukemia or reduced immune function due to treatment.


[Standard Schedule]
One initial vaccinations 1 time between 12 months and less than 36 months old.
One booster shot once every three months or more (standard: 6-12 months) after initial vaccinations is 6-12 months)
We inoculate chickenpox vaccine twice in total.

[Free age]
1 to 3 years old (until the day before 3 years old)

side reaction of vaccine

Side reactions are rarely observed, but sometimes fever and rash are observed, and rarely local redness (redness), swelling (swelling), and swelling (swelling).
Induration is seen.
Rare side effects that rarely occur include anaphylaxis and acute thrombocytopenic purpura (about 1 per 1 million inoculations).
It has been reported.

Inquiries to this page

Yokohama Vaccinations Call Center

Telephone: 045-330-8561

Telephone: 045-330-8561

Fax: 045-664-7296

Email address: [email protected]

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