Polio Vaccine (In-Clinic)
Polio Vaccine (In-Clinic)
By: DA Clinic
Service Overview
Polio is a highly infectious disease which mainly affects young children caused by poliovirus. It invades the nervous system, and can cause total paralysis in a matter of hours. The virus is transmitted by person-to-person spread mainly through the faecal-oral route or, less frequently, contaminated water or food and multiplies in the intestine.
Service Description

Vaccination is recommended for:
1. Individuals who have not been vaccinated previously, or partially vaccinated
2. Individuals staying more than 4 weeks in countries with risk of polio transmission
3. Individuals visiting countries where polio is endemic

Dosage Information:
Adult: Three doses are required

When to be vaccinated:
4 weeks to 12 months before departure for adult travellers who have previously received three or more doses of Polio vaccine should also be given another one-time booster dose of polio vaccine.
Travellers who have not received any polio vaccine previously should complete the 3 doses of polio vaccination before departure.

Clinic Locations:  

What happens after you book:  

  • You will receive an email link for appointment scheduling. Please select your preferred date and time at your choice of clinic location.  
  • Head down to the choice of clinic at the selected timeslot!