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Govt plans Covid vaccines for comorbid kids aged 12-17 by October-November

IndiaTimes Monday, 13 September 2021
The government plans to begin Covid vaccination of children in the 12-17 age group who have co-morbidities like obesity, heart disorders, or immunodeficiency by October-November, official sources said. The plan keeps in mind that supplies of Zydus Cadila’s DNA vaccine ZyCoV-D — the only one to have received emergency authorisation for use in children in the country so far — are likely to begin in October.
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