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Paediatric coronavirus vaccine work may begin in India by mid of 2021

Bharat Biotech is testing its whole virus inactivated vaccine, a tech in use for decades, on subjects aged 12 years and above

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Coronavirus Vaccine | Coronavirus | Bharat Biotech

Sohini Das  |  Mumbai 



Paediatric coronavirus, covid, vaccine
According to a UNESCO estimate, around 321 million Indian children were asked to stay home when the lockdown began at the end of March

The pandemic year has turned the conventional way of developing vaccines on its head. Though immunisation worldwide is a paediatric medical event, the first Covid-19 shots developed were for people aged 18 years and above.

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First Published: Mon, December 21 2020. 06:10 IST

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