Centre clarifies on Covid-19 vaccine for children

10-09-2021 Fri 09:36
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New Delhi: The Centre gave clarity over the vaccination process to the children as the schools are reopening across the country. NITI Aayog member Dr VK Paul has said that vaccinating children was not a condition for reopening schools. However, he stressed on the need for vaccinating staff in schools. The country’s top public health expert stated that Zydus Cadila already got a license for vaccine use in children and Covaxin's trial in children are at the final phase. He said that the potential vaccine will be available after the results are out. VK Paul has mentioned that the Centre is working on the scientific validation of vaccines in children.

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