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AIIMS Delhi to begin screening kids between 6 and 12 yrs for Covaxin

Jun 14, 2021 17:58 IST | By Editorji News Desk

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi will on Tuesday begin screening children in the age group of 6-12 years for the clinical trials of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin.

Dr Sanjay Rai, professor at the Centre for Community Medicine at Aiims said the selection for clinical trials in the 12-18 years is already over and children within this age group have been administered with a single dose of the vaccine.

Once the recruitment of children from 6-12 years is done, Aiims New Delhi will begin trials for children between 2 and 6 years.

Prior to Delhi, Aiims Patna started paediatric trials for Covaxin on 12-18 years from June 3.

 

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