Health Ministry Hints at Child Vaccination from August
The Indian Health Ministry is planning to start providing vaccination to children next month. The Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya is quoted to have said this during a Parliamentary meeting on Tuesday. Earlier, the Government had announced a plan for vaccination for 12 to 18-year-old individuals to the Delhi High Court. The vaccine produced by Zydus Cadila is the first choice for child vaccination in the country. However, Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin is also conducting its trials on the aforesaid age group.