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

Plea in Delhi HC seeking stay on Phase II/III clinical trial of Covaxin in 2 to 18 age group

Main petition had sought direction from respondents to place on record the details of the 525 children who will be subjected to phase II/III clinical trial of the Whole Virion inactivated vaccine.

published on : 3rd June 2021

Three reasons for making COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for children

Factors such as vaccine hesitancy and mistaken beliefs about the risks COVID-19 poses to children may make this a challenging goal.

published on : 14th May 2021

Pfizer COVID-19 shot expanded to US children as young as 12

Shots could begin as soon as Thursday, after a federal vaccine advisory committee issues recommendations for using the two-dose vaccine in 12- to 15-year-olds.

published on : 11th May 2021

Pfizer-BioTech seek vaccine approval for children

The two companies said their submission to the European Medicines Agency was based on an advanced study in more than 2,000 adolescents that showed the vaccine to be safe and effective.

published on : 30th April 2021