Covaxin second dose is to be launched from today

According to Collector Vivek Yadav, provision is being made for the second dose of vaccine for people over the age of 45.

Mr Yadav said that based on the recommendations of the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization and the National Vaccine Administration Expert Group, the second dose of Covishied would be given 12-16 weeks after the first dose. In light of the recommendations, the county council also revised the vaccine administration guidelines.

Anyone over 45 who received the second dose 6 to 8 weeks after the first dose of Covaxin would receive the second dose at designated vaccine centers across the state. 10 vaccination centers have been set up within the confines of Guntur Municipal Corporation and the rollout or second dose would begin on Saturday.

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