COVID Vaccine Drive Likely to Begin For Kids in November, Those With Health Conditions to Get Priority: Report2Photo© news18.com

COVID Vaccine Drive Likely to Begin For Kids in November, Those With Health Conditions to Get Priority: Report

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In big news for India’s vaccination drive, the Subject Expert Committee (SEC) has recommended to the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) to grant emergency use authorisation for Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin for children as young as two years.

On 12 October, the expert panel in a statement said that “after detailed deliberation, the committee recommended for grant of market authorisation of the vaccine for the age group of 2 to 17 years for restricted use in an emergency.”