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Expert panel mulls nod to ‘additional dose’ of Covid vaccine to elderly

IndiaTimes Monday, 29 November 2021
Amid mounting fear over the new SARS-COV2 variant Omicron, an expert committee on Covid immunisation is considering to recommend an “additional dose” to those who are immunocompromised or are elderly and at high risk of infection or death due to Covid-19 infection, an official source said. A final decision on the issue will be taken by NTAGI next week, which will be then considered by the health ministry for approval.
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