Typhoid Vaccine in Singapore (2024)

Typhoid Vaccine in Singapore (2024)

Understanding the Typhoid Vaccine: A Crucial Shield Against Typhoid Fever

The typhoid vaccine is a critical defence against typhoid fever, a severe illness caused by the bacterium Salmonella Typhi. This disease often spreads through contaminated food or water. Typhoid can be life-threatening, with symptoms ranging from fever and weakness to headaches and gastrointestinal issues like constipation or poor appetite.

Nurse administering typhoid vaccine jab to female patient.
Young lady feeling confident after getting the typhoid vaccine jab.
Young lady feeling confident after getting the typhoid vaccine jab.

Who Needs the Typhoid Vaccine?

This vaccine is particularly recommended for those travelling to or residing in regions where typhoid fever is common, especially in places with substandard hygiene practices. Additionally, if you're frequently in close contact with someone who carries the typhoid bacteria, it's wise to consider vaccination. If you are unsure, please talk to your doctor.

What Are Some Common Side Effects of the Typhoid Vaccine?

Individuals may experience the follow symptoms:

  • Dizziness: Please rest for 15 minutes post-vaccination.
  • Pain, redness, and swelling at the injection site: A cold compress can offer relief.
  • Headaches or muscle pain: Paracetamol may help alleviate these symptoms.

If these side effects persist or worsen, consult a doctor.

What Are Some Rare but Serious Side Effects?

Some rare but severe allergic reactions may include:

  • Swelling of the face, eyes, lips, or tongue
  • Breathing difficulties
  • Itchy skin rashes across the body

If you experience any of these symptoms, please seek immediate medical attention. Please note that this is not an exhaustive list of all possible side effects. For any concerns regarding your medication or unexpected side effects, consult your doctor.

How Is the Typhoid Vaccine Given?

The typhoid vaccine is administered either as an injection into a muscle or under the skin.

How Many Doses Do I Need?

Typically, one dose is sufficient, with a booster recommended every three years if the risk of contracting typhoid remains.

Why Are Vaccinations Important?

Vaccinations offer significant individual benefits by boosting the immune system's ability to fight off specific infectious diseases. They reduce the risk of contracting serious illnesses, leading to fewer medical visits and a lower chance of hospitalization.

By staying up-to-date with vaccinations, individuals can also enjoy a greater sense of well-being and freedom to engage in various social activities, knowing they are protected against contagious diseases.

By staying current with our vaccinations, we not only protect ourselves but also shield our family and loved ones from contagious and serious diseases.
By staying current with our vaccinations, we not only protect ourselves but also shield our family and loved ones from contagious and serious diseases.

Why Use Us?

Same Day Appointment

Get your vaccinations done quickly at our travel clinics.

Vaccination Proof

Certificates of immunisation will be provided.

Friendly Staff

Customer service is a top priority for us at ATA Medical.

Your vaccination will also be updated to the National Immunisation Registry (NIR) where relevant, this will allow you to keep a record of the vaccinations.

Typhoid Vaccine Price in Singapore

Vaccination Price*
Typhoid Vaccine $49.05
*Prices are NETT and inclusive of GST.
For group vaccinations at your home or other locations, please reach out to our friendly staff to find out more.

Where Can I Get My Typhoid Vaccination in Singapore?

ATA Medical is conveniently located at two different locations:

How Do I Book a Typhoid Vaccination in Singapore?

ATA Medical @ Orchard

Address: 1 Orchard Blvd, #05-09 Camden Medical Centre, Singapore 248649
Nearest MRT: Orchard Boulevard Station (TE13)
Contact Number: 6322 7331
Email: camden@atamed.sg
Opening Hours:
Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Sat: 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Sun & PH: Closed

ATA Medical @ Tanjong Pagar

Address: 72 Anson Rd, #01-02 Anson House, Singapore 079911
Nearest MRT: Tanjong Pagar Station (EW15)
Contact Number: 6223 0682
Email: hi@atamed.sg
Opening Hours:
Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Sat: 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Sun & PH: Closed

Travel Clinics in Singapore

Our vaccination clinics are conveniently located in Central Singapore. Same day appointments for vaccinations are available.

ATA Medical Orchard Clinic with Health Screening Nurses and Staff
Orchard Clinic
ATA Medical Tanjong Pagar Clinic with Health Screening Nurses and Staff
Tanjong Pagar Clinic
Patient having a travel vaccination consultation with Dr Jana Lim of ATA Medical
Travel Related Consultation with Dr Jana Lim
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