The Medication Controller Common of India (DCGI) at this time gave restricted use authorisation to Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin for youngsters between the age group of 6-12 amid an uptick within the Covid instances in faculties.
The DCGI has directed the vaccine maker to submit the protection knowledge, together with the info on the hostile occasions, with due evaluation each 15 days for the primary two months.
After two months, Bharat Biotech has been requested to submit the info month-to-month for as much as 5 months.
Covaxin was granted Emergency Use Itemizing by the DCGI for the age group of 12 to 18 years on December 24, 2021.
Additional, the DCGI additionally granted emergency use authorisation to Corbevax for youngsters between the age of 5-12 years. The Corbevax is at present being administered to youngsters within the age group of 12-14.
Covid-19 vaccinations for adolescents within the age group of 15-18 years commenced on January 3 this 12 months. The drive was later expanded to incorporate youngsters aged above 12 years final month.
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