GOVT FIXES A 9-MONTH GAP FOR 3RD VACCINE DOSE, SAYS WILL SEND SMS ALERT
28 December 2021
CoWIN system will send an SMS to beneficiaries eligible for availing the ‘precaution dose’ when the third dose becomes due for health care and frontline workers, and people aged 60 and above with comorbidities, said Union health ministry’s guidelines issued on Monday on the additional dose and children’s vaccination.
“As a matter of abundant precaution, for those Health Care Workers (HCWs) & Frontline Workers (FLWs) who have received two doses, another dose of COVID-19 vaccine would be provided from 10th January 2022. The prioritization and sequencing of this precaution dose would be based on the completion of 9 months i.e. 39 weeks from the date of administration of 2nd dose,” the guidelines, which will come into effect from January 3, said.
For children between 15 and 18 years eligible to take the shot, the only vaccine option at the moment is ‘Covaxin’ as this is the only vaccine approved in India that has WHO emergency use listing for the 15-18 years age group.
A second vaccine, too, is approved by the national drugs regulator for use in ages 12 and above – ZyCoV-D, a dose made by Gujarat-based Zydus Healthcare. ZyCoV-D is yet to be included in the immunisation programme.
News Source : Hindustan Times
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