Covid vaccines for children

DCGI gives nod for phase 2/3 trials of Biological E's Covid vaccine on those aged between 5 & 18

So far only Zydus Cadila's needle-free COVID-19 vaccine ZyCoV-D has received Emergency Use Authorisation to be administered in the age group of under 18 years in the country.

published on : 1st September 2021

Clinical trial for Covid vaccines for children on verge of completion: Centre to HC

The PIL filed on behalf of a minor sought directions for immediate vaccination of those in the 12-17 age group on the ground that there were fears a likely 3rd wave of COVID could affect them more.

published on : 16th July 2021