New Novavax Covid-19 Vaccine Now Available for Free!

New Novavax Covid-19 Vaccine Now Available for Free!
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  1. Novavax/Nuvaxovid XBB.1.5 Covid-19 vaccine starts 28 May in SG.
  2. Free jabs for those aged 12+ at selected clinics.
  3. Recommended for those who can’t take mRNA vaccines.

A fresh Covid-19 vaccine is on the horizon in Singapore, free and accessible.

Novavax/Nuvaxovid XBB.1.5 Covid-19 vaccine Rolls Out in SG

According to The Straits Times, Singapore welcomes Novavax’s protein-based vaccine.

Suitable for people 12 years and older who can’t have mRNA types.

Get your jab without spending at selected General Practitioner clinics.

It’s a good choice for those after myocarditis from other Covid jabs.

  • Available from 28 May – mark your calendar.
  • Check which clinics offer it – don’t miss out.
  • Stay safe – especially if you’re at high risk.

Additional Vaccine Advice

Health Minister Ong Ye Kung stresses, Keep up to date with Covid vaccination.

He points out, extra shots are wise for some in 2024.

People over 60, and those at severe disease risk, should note this.

Others, starting at 6 months old, also urged to get an extra dose.

This advice is important as Singapore prepares for rising hospitalisations.

Age GroupAdditional Vaccine Dose?
Under 60 years oldEncouraged in 2024
60 years and aboveRecommended in 2024
Medically vulnerableRecommended in 2024
Aged Care ResidentsRecommended in 2024

Mobile Vaccination Drive

Health Minister Ong Ye Kung said on 25 May that mobile Covid-19 vaccination teams will be deployed at selected heartland locations across the island until 28 June.

They target the most vulnerable, making jabs more reachable.

As at 3 May, the World Health Organisation has classified KP.2 as a variant under monitoring, yet another caution tale.

Singapore’s proactive approach is meant to shield the community.

Find a clinic, get the jab. Protect yourself and others.

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