Vaccine for Children: Registrations Open Through Student ID CardDecember 27, 2021 14:33
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The Indian government is gearing up to vaccinate the children under the age of 18 years. The Indian government today announced that the children aged between 15 and 18 years can register on CoWIN app from January 1st to take the first dose of coronavirus vaccination. CoWIN chief Dr RS Sharma told the news and the students will have to register through their Student ID Cards. The government took the call as some of the students may not have Aadhar Cards and Student ID Card is made mandatory. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hinted about the vaccination drive for children aged between 15 and 18.
The students across the country can take their first dose of vaccine starting from January 3rd. There are enough number of coronavirus vaccine doses available in the country and the drive will happen on a strong note. Modi also announced booster doses for the people aged above 60 years. Narendra Modi also said that if the children gets vaccinated, the schools can be operated without any restrictions. Two vaccinations: Bharat Biotech's double-dose Covaxin or Zydus Cadila's three-dose ZyCoV-D are available for children. The trails are conducted for Serum Institute's Novavax and Biological E's Corbevax cleared the trails for children over the age of 5 years.
Several cases are reported in schools after they are reopened recently. The government of India took a call to vaccinate the children soon considering the coronavirus wave and the Omicron variant.
By Siva Kumar