India is all set to begin vaccinating the 15 to 18-year-old age group against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) from today. Bharat BioTech’s Covaxin will only be given to this age bracket, as ordered by Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had given his nod to vaccinate 15 to 18 years children against coronavirus during his address to the nation on December 25, 2021. He had also announced administering the “precautionary third dose” to the healthcare workers, frontline workers, and citizens above 60 years with severe health conditions from January 10, 2022.
COVID-19 vaccination of children in the age group of 15 to 18 years will begin from today
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