New Delhi : Big news has come out regarding the corona virus vaccination. Now children from 2 years to 18 years can be vaccinated against Covaxin. It has been approved. Bharat Biotech and ICMR have jointly made Covaccine.
The Drugs Controller General of India (DGCI) has approved the corona vaccine of Covaxin for 2 to 18 years in the country. A guideline will be issued soon by the government regarding this vaccine. Only then will children start getting vaccinated.
Children will also get two vaccines
In clinical trials of Covaxin against Kovid 19, about 78 percent proved to be effective. It has been told that children will also get two vaccines of covaccine like adults. In the trials conducted so far, there has been no talk of any harm to children from the vaccine.
Let us inform that earlier Zydus Cadila’s corona vaccine ZyCoV-D was approved by the drug regulator DCGI for ’emergency use’. It can be used for 12 year olds, teenagers and adults.
Currently, the Covishield, Covaccine and Sputnik-V vaccines are being given only to people above 18 years of age in the country. Two doses of these are given. In contrast, Jaycov-D is a three-dose vaccine.