NTAGI advocates reopening of schools, informs ZyCoV-D vaccine for kids to be launched in Oct

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New Delhi, August 25: Dr NK Arora, head of the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI), said that the Zydus Cadila’s ZyCoV-D vaccine against Covid-19 prepared for children above 12 years will be launched in the month of October. Before this, detailed preparation will be done for vaccination.

On Wednesday, Dr NK Arora said that children’s schools should be opened in a phased manner. Before this, the parents and teachers of the children should be vaccinated.

He said that after complete immunization of adults, healthy children should be vaccinated.