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Only cobacxin is given to children aged 15-18 years

New Delhi: The vaccination process for teens aged 15-18 will begin nationwide on January 3, so the government has stated that only cobacxin will be given.

On Monday, the Center released guidelines on vaccination of young people aged 15-18 and vaccination against health care workers and front-line workers with comorbidities over the age of 60.

The Union Ministry of Health states that only Kovacin is available to children. “Covid-19 vaccination of children in the age group of 15-18 years starting January 3, 2022. For such beneficiaries, the only vaccination option is’covaxin’,” the guidelines said. I am saying.

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On the other hand, prophylactic doses for healthcare workers and frontline workers are given 9 months or 39 weeks after the completion of the second dose. Preventive doses for healthcare workers will begin nationwide on January 10. “As a sufficient precaution, another vaccination of Covid-19 vaccine will be provided from January 10, 2022 to health workers (HCW) and frontline workers (FLW) who have been vaccinated twice. This precautionary prioritization and ordering dose will be based on the completion of 9 months, ie 39 weeks from the date of the second dose, “the ministry said in the guidelines.

In the same pattern, all people over the age of 60 with comorbidities will be given a prophylactic dose based on completion of 9 months, or 39 weeks, from the date of the second dose. However, preventive administration will be performed with the advice of a doctor.

The youth vaccination registration process with the CoWIN app will begin on January 1st. Eligible teens can register for the app using their Aadhaar card and school ID. If you do not have an Aadhaar card, you can also register with your school ID. All options are now available in the CoWIN app.

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