Union Health Secretary reviews roll out of Vaccination for age group 15-18

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New Delhi: Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has chaired a workshop through video conference (VC)  with all States and UTs to review the rollout of vaccination for the age group 15-18.

Precautionary 3rd dose for vulnerable categories; Healthcare workers (HCW), Frontline workers (FLW), and those in the 60+ age group who have comorbidity were also reviewed.

As announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 25th December, 2021, the vaccination for the age-group 15-18 yrs is scheduled to begin from Monday, 3rd January, 2022 while administration of precautionary 3rd dose for the vulnerable categories is to commence from Monday, 10th January, 2022.

The detailed guidelines regarding this were issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on 27th December, 2021