PM announces vaccines for children, boosters doses for healthcare and frontline workers

10:25 PM Dec 25, 2021 | Team Udayavani |

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a sudden address to the nation on Saturday, December 25 announced that India will start vaccinating children between the ages of 15 to 18 from January 3 next year.


Healthcare and frontline workers will be provided with “precautionary doses” from January 10 next year, he added.

The PM further added that people above 60 years of age who have co-morbidities will also have the option to take the booster dose on a recommendation from doctors. This will also start from January 10.


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