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Covid Vaccination For 5-12 Age Group: Here’s What Odisha Health Official Says

by Times One Odia
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A day after Centre approved Corbevax for children aged 5-12 years, a senior health official in Odisha said that the Covid-19 vaccine will be administered to kids of the said age group once the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare issues a detailed guidelines for the same.

“Expert panel of Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has recommended a Covid vaccine for children in 5 to 12 years age group for emergency use. After that the States will receive a directive for administration of vaccine among children of particular age group. Accordingly, arrangements will be made in schools and vaccination centres here for inoculation of Covid jab to children,” informed Odisha Health & Family Welfare Director Bijay Panigrahi today.

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