Covid-19 Vaccination Center for Children in KPHB
Are you looking for Covid-19 vaccination Center for children in KPHB?
Ankura Hospital provides Covid-19 vaccination for Children in KPHB. Just as in adults, the COVID-19 vaccine can protect children from getting and spreading the virus that causes COVID-19. Now, with the development and availability of vaccines for children, multiple questions are certain to raise in any parents’ mind. Here is what might answer all your questions.
Which vaccines will be available for administration in children from January 3rd?
At present only Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin will be available to be administered in children. Even though the ZyCoV-D has been approved by the DCGI, the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation in India has not recommended the use of ZyCoV-D in children below 18 years for the time being.
What is the dosage of vaccination needed in children?
Just like vaccines in adults, in children too, different vaccines would require different dosages and administration frequencies. As per the tests that have been conducted for the efficacy of vaccines, Covaxin, will need to be administered in children in two doses at a gap of 28 days. This is the same as in adults. ZyCoV-D would need to be administered in three doses, the second and third dose to be given after a gap of 28 and 56 days respectively, once available.