Travel Vaccinations & Advice for Singapore

Singapore is an increasingly popular tourist destination in Asia, also famous as global trade and travel hub. This place is a paradise for food lovers who can sense Chinese, Malay and Indian influences in every nook and corner of the country. The country is an epitome of cultural integration that can be witnessed at Chinatown or Little India.

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    Above all the country is blessed with impressive temples, museums and parks that attract hordes of tourists from across the globe. Starting from night safari to Marina Bay Sands; from mesmerizing Sentosa to Universal Studio, Singapore is all yours to explore!

    Just remember to get your due vaccinations before travelling. Else ready to suffer.

    Required Vaccinations for Travelling to Singapore

    This popular tourist destination with 1.7 million visitors also vulnerable to certain diseases and was hit by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) outbreak in 2003. As per the recent tourist rules, the country may start sending back the travellers who are not vaccinated. The move is to protect the country from infectious diseases such as yellow fever, bird flu, Ebola and the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, Travellers who haven’t been vaccinated can enter Singapore only with the condition of getting the vaccine. So, while travelling to Singapore, you should consider the following vaccinations as per World Health Organisation and CDC:

    Vaccines

    How does the disease spread

    Hepatitis A

    Water and food

    Hepatitis B

    Blood and body fluids

    Typhoid

    food and water

    Yellow Fever

    Mosquito

    Japanese Encephalitis

    Mosquito

    Rabies

    Saliva of infected animal

    Measles Mumps Rubella (MMR)

    different vectors

    Chickenpox

    Airborne and direct contact of infected person

    TDAP (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis)

    Contamination of cuts, burns and wounds/airborne

    Shingles

    Direct contact of infected person

    Pneumonia

    Airborne

    Influenza

    Airborne

    Polio

    Food and water

    Meningitis

    Airborne and Direct contact of infected person

    When in Singapore, the probability of catching with ZIKV virus is there as well. ZIKV is mainly a vector-borne disease which gets spread through mosquitos. Sadly, there is no vaccine available for ZIKV. The common link of infection can be through a pregnant lady or babies being born with birth defects.

    Travel Medicine Clinics can be found in the following Singapore hospitals.

    • Tan Tock Seng Hospital
    • Changi General Hospital
    • Singapore General Hospital
    • Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
    • Raffles Hospital

    Advice for All Travellers

    • Make a list of the places you’re visiting along with the duration of your stay. Do a quick search on CDC website to find out what vaccination is required as per your travel plans
    • If you are planning to visit Singapore for a longer duration, consult your physician at least 2 to 3 months prior to the travel dates. Some vaccines require booster shots which may take a time of one month to 6 months. If not, 4 to 8 weeks of time is recommended to get the vaccination before travelling.
    • You can carry a health booklet to maintain the vaccination record. Some vaccinations ensure life-long immunity while some others are active for a specific period of time. With a vaccination record keeping alongside, you can track it accordingly or whenever is required even while abroad.
    • While getting a vaccination, make sure you’re feeling well. Pregnant ladies must take extra care as some vaccinations are contraindicated in pregnancy. In such a condition, you must consult a doctor before getting one.
    • Keep the health advice of your physician handy

    Pregnancy and breastfeeding related tips

    Speak to your doctor before having any vaccinations if:

    • you're pregnant
    • you think you might be pregnant
    • you're breastfeeding

    Take Care of Yourself!

    While travelling, take care of yourself. After all prevention is the only key!

    • Get vaccinated before travelling
    • Eat and drink safely abroad
    • Keep yourself away from animals
    • Avoid sharing body fluids
    • Avoid using non-sterile medical equipment
    • Reduce the exposure to germs

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