COVID vaccine for children

Wait for safety data before giving vaccine to children, say experts

Say Covid fatality rate low among minors, info on vaccine impact not in public domain

published on : 13th September 2021

Breast milk of vaccinated mothers contains antibodies that fight COVID-19: Study

The research strongly suggests that vaccines can help protect both mother and baby, another compelling reason for pregnant or lactating women to get immunised.

published on : 25th August 2021

Germany approves vaccinations for those above 12 years

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.

published on : 16th August 2021

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik seeks early vaccine roll out for children

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.

published on : 17th July 2021

India's first Covid vaccine for kids gets closer to reality, may get DGCI nod soon

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.

published on : 20th June 2021