Say Covid fatality rate low among minors, info on vaccine impact not in public domain
The research strongly suggests that vaccines can help protect both mother and baby, another compelling reason for pregnant or lactating women to get immunised.
Stiko found that especially data from the United States, where almost 10 million adolescents have been vaccinated, show that the benefits of the vaccines outweigh the risks for children and teenagers.
In a meeting with PM Modi, Naveen Patnaik also reiterated his demand for allocation of 95 per cent vaccine to the State by reducing the private hospital quota to five per cent.
ZyCoV-D, has been sent by pharmaceutical firm Zydus Cadila for emergency use authorisation to the DGCI after its clinical trials ended successfully in the country.