Kids in 12-14 age bracket can get Covid-19 vaccines from Wednesday: Govt


The authorities Monday determined to rollout the Covid-19 vaccination for the age teams 12-13 years and 13-14 years from March 16.

The well being ministry stated that Corbevax manufactured by the Hyderabad-based Biological-E will probably be administered to the brand new age group. Corbevax is India’s first indigenously developed Receptor Binding Domain (RBD) Protein sub-unit vaccine in opposition to Covid-19. On February 21, India’s drug granted emergency use authorization to Hyderabad-based Biological E’s Corbevax for the age group of 12-18 years.

Currently, inhabitants above 14 years of age is already being administered the vaccine below the continuing vaccination programme.

Meanwhile, the Central authorities additionally determined to take away the situation of co-morbidity for Covid-19 precaution dose for individuals above 60 years. Everyone above 60 years of age are actually eligible for the precautionary third dose.

With inputs from TheIndianEXPRESS

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