IAS Gyan

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28th December, 2021 Health


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  • The Prime Minister announced that the COVID-19 vaccination for children between 15 and 18 years of age will start from 3rd of next month.



  • Citizens above 60 years of age with co-morbidities will also have the option of precaution dose of the vaccine on the advice of their doctor from 10th January onwards.
  • Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine 'Covaxin' also received approval for Emergency use in children between 12 and 18 years of age.
  • Covaxin is formulated uniquely such that the same dosage can be administered to adults and children.