Covovax Vaccine Current Affairs, GK & News

Precautionary vaccine jabs in India

The Government of India is to provide third dose of vaccine. This third dose has been named “precaution dose” or booster dose. About the precaution dose The health care workers, comorbid patients (people with severe medical conditions) and frontline workers are eligible to get the precaution dose. Five states in the country are to go ..

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WHO gives emergency approval for Covovax vaccine

On December 17, 2021, World Health Organisation (WHO) gave approval for emergency use of Covovax vaccine for Children. Key Points WHO listed the Covovax as ninth COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use. This move is aimed at increasing the access to vaccination across lower-income countries. The Serum Institute of India (SII) produces Covovax, under the licence ..

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