Precautionary dose of Covid vaccine won’t be mix-and-match: Centre

05:21 PM Jan 05, 2022 | PTI |



The Centre on Wednesday announced that the precautionary dose of Covid vaccine for healthcare, frontline workers, and citizens above 60 years with comorbidities will be same as the first 2 doses.

“Those who received Covishield will get a third dose of Covishield and those who got Covaxin will get a third shot of Covaxin,” it said.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on December 25 announced that the country would begin administering ‘precautionary doses’ to those above the age of 60 and suffering from co-morbidities from January 10, 2022.


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