In India, children of 2 to 18 years can also be injected with corona vaccine, expert recommends government for trial
Corona Vaccine For Children:
Vaccines are playing an important role in the ongoing fight against the corona epidemic in the country, so far corona vaccines are available for the age of 18 years, but in the meantime, there is great news that soon For children from 2 years to 18 years, the corona vaccine will be available in the coming day.
For this, an expert committee has on Tuesday recommended a trial for the second/third phase of Bharat Biotech‘s Covid-19 Vaccine Covaxin for the 2-18 age group, as per the information from official sources, the trial of AIIMS in Delhi and Patna and It will be done at various places including the Meditrina Medical Science Institute based in Nagpur.
If the trial is successful, then soon the vaccine for children will also come.
Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin recommended by expert panel for phase II/III clinical trials on 2 to 18 year-olds: Sources
— Press Trust of India (@PTI_News) May 11, 2021
CDSCO considers the application of Bharat Biotech
The Covid-19 Subject Expert Committee of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSEO) on Tuesday discussed the application made by Bharat Biotech to increase the safety and immunity of its covaxin vaccine in two-to-18-year-old children.
It was requested to allow the second/third phase of the test to assess other things including.
Covaxin is effective on corona double mutants
A few days earlier, ICMR and Bharat Biotech, announcing the results of the third trial, said that the covaxin vaccine is up to 78 per cent effective on normal corona patients.
Bharat Biotech starts sending vaccine to states
A source in a news report said that after detailed deliberations on the company’s application, the committee has recommended allowing the proposed second/third stage testing and after this Bharat Biotech has given all the states of the country their Covid vaccine.
The supply of covaxin has started. India Biotech company has given its information via tweet. States that are being supplied include Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.
These institutes will be tested:
The expert committee said that the test will be done at many more places including Delhi and Patna AIIMS as well as the Meditrina Institute of Medical Sciences in Nagpur. If the test results are favourable, then further action will be taken on this and the path of the corona vaccine will be cleared in children.
CDSCO considers application:
Covid-19 Subject Expert Committee of Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) has discussed the application of Bharat Biotech on Tuesday.
Let me tell you, in the application, Bharat Biotech was requested to allow the second/third phase of the test to assess other things including increasing the safety and immunity of covaxin vaccine in children from two years to 18 years.
India is sending vaccines to biotech states:
According to the news that is being received, after much deliberation on the application given by the India biotech company, the committee has recommended permission for the proposed second and third phase of testing.
At the same time, tell that Bharat Biotech has also started supplying Corona vaccine in many states of the country.
Corona vaccine in India:
The vaccination campaign was started in the country in the middle of January. First Corona Warriors and Front Line Workers were vaccinated.
After this, people above 45 years were vaccinated in the second phase of the vaccination campaign in April.
There itself In the third phase of the campaign from May 1, the work of giving vaccines for people above 18 years of age has started.