Covaxin likely to be only COVID-19 vaccine for children between 15-18 years

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  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi,while addressing the nation on 25th December 2021, announced that vaccination against Covid-19 for children between 15-18 years will start from January 3, 2022.
  • Bharat Biotech's Covaxin is the only Covid-19 vaccine which will be administered, for now, to children in the age group of 15-18 years.
  • The children will be able to register on the CoWIN app from January 1 using their student ID Card because some might not have Aadhaar or other identity cards.
  • The estimated population to be covered in this category is seven to eight crores.

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