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Covid vaccination voluntary, those already infected can also get the jab

A detailed FAQ released by health ministry has also addressed issues on suitability in co-morbid cases, delivery procedure among other things

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Government has assured that a vaccine will be introduced only when the safety is proven.

Ruchika Chitravanshi New Delhi
Recovered from Covid-19? You will still be eligible for the coronavirus vaccine. Also, getting vaccinated for the virus will not be mandatory and will instead be left to the individual’s choice.

While making this clear through a detailed frequently-asked-questions document, the health ministry, however, advised people to get a complete schedule of the vaccine to develop a strong immune response irrespective of any past history of infection. This is also important to limit the spread of the disease among close contacts, including family, friends and co-workers, the ministry said.

It also addressed issues such as can a person taking medicines

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First Published: Dec 18 2020 | 7:55 PM IST

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