Type of Vaccine

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CHICKEN POX VACCINE – TYPE OF VACCINE

  • It is a live attenuated vaccine with Oka strain of virus.
  • Stored at +2 to +8ºC. The diluent is not to be frozen.
  • Protect from light.

Indication

  • All children between the age of 19 months to 13 years(preferably before 13th birthday).
  • All people 13 years and older should get 2 doses of vaccine 4-8 weeks apart, if they have not:
    • got chickenpox vaccine
    • had chicken pox