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Bharat Biotech's Covaxin is safe for children between 2 and 18 yrs: Lancet

Data from over 50 million doses reveals minimal side effects

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Coronavirus Vaccine | Lancet report | Bharat Biotech

Sohini Das  |  Mumbai 



Bharat Biotech has also finished administering the vaccines for its paediatric trial of Covaxin. Now, it is analysing the data before it can submit it to the regulator for review.
Bharat Biotech conducted phase 2/3, open-label and multicenter study to evaluate the safety, reactogenicity, and immunogenicity of Covaxin in healthy children and adolescents in the 2-18 age group.

Bharat Biotech's Covaxin has proved to be safe, well-tolerated and immunogenic in the paediatric population in Phase-II and -III studies, according to a study published in the peer-reviewed journal The Lancet.

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First Published: Fri, June 17 2022. 09:51 IST

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