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Govt's plan: no option to choose between vaccines, 2 doses must

Jan 12, 2021 18:59 IST

The Health Ministry in a media briefing on Tuesday said, healthcare and frontline workers who will be inoculated in the first phase of the vaccination drive against Covid-19 starting Saturday will have no option to choose from the two vaccines, that have been cleared for emergency use. Officials of the health ministry, ICMR and the Niti Aayog also clarified that the two doses of the vaccine will be administered 28 days apart, and the vaccine is only expected to offer protection 14 days after the second dose is given. The govt said, recipients of the vaccine will get a message one day before they are to be administered the vaccine, adding that 1 crore registrations have already been completed on the CO-Win app.

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