Vaccination Drive For Teenagers Of 15-18 Age Starts Amid Covid Surge; 721521 Lakh Registers On CoWIN

Vaccination drive for teenagers starts across the nation as of today. More than 7 Lakh teenagers registers themselves on CoWIN App, which started on 1st Jan 2022. The eligible age group for vaccination in kids as of now is 15-18 years. Any teenager born in 2007 or before is eligible for the first dose of vaccination. For this phase of vaccination drive for teenagers only Covaxin is the option available. It will include two jabs with a gap of 28 days. Though Corbevax and Cocovax are still under trials for usage of 5-18 age group. Vaccination for teenagers was announced by the PM Modi on 25th Dec 2021 due to rise in Omicron cases. Vaccinating teenagers with Covaxin with two doses 28 days apart AIM of this vaccination drive is to protect the young India as stated by the Union Health ...

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