Covid-19 Vaccination India: From next month, children in the country can start vaccinating the corona. Vaccination is an important tool in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. So this is good news on this front. This information was given by Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya in the BJP Parliamentary Party meeting on Tuesday.
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Mandaviya said that the government is expected to start the COVID-19 vaccination of children by next month. Along with this, he also said that India is on the way to become the largest vaccine producer country as more companies will get license to produce.
Earlier this month, the Center had told the Delhi High Court that the COVID-19 vaccine would soon be available for children in the age group of 12 to 18 years and a policy would be formulated to vaccinate them after getting approval. The Center had said that Zydus Cadila, which is developing the DNA vaccine, has completed the trials for 12-18 years of age and the vaccine could be made available in the near future after getting approval as per legal provisions. Is.
With this, the Drug Controller General of India has approved Bharat Biotech, the manufacturer of the vaccine, to conduct clinical vaccine trials for children aged 2-18 years. The government had told all these things in the Delhi High Court.
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Pfizer’s mRNA vaccine has been tested and approved in the European Union for children aged 12-15 years. However, according to a report in the Indian Express, a senior official told that the government hopes to use India’s capacity to make a vaccine, which is still being tested in children. The official said that this is because the supply of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, even if it is used exclusively for children, will be less than required.