Bharat Biotech COVID-19 Covaxin Gets DCGI Approval For Children Between 12-18 Years


New Delhi: In yet another boost to India’s vaccination spree, the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has given emergency use approval to Bharat Biotech’s vaccine – Covaxin – for children aged between 12-18 years, official sources told ABP News.

The vaccine of Bharat Biotech was trialed in children in phases 2 and 3 and the subject expert committee had recommended it to be given to children.

The vaccine trial was divided into three age groups: 2 to 6, 6 to 12 and 12 to 18 years.

Covaxin is already included in the vaccination program and is being given to people over the age of 18.

(This is a developing story. More details awaited.)

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