India - Policy on booster, additional jabs in 2 weeks: NTAGI chief
The policy prepared by the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI) will define who will require these doses, when and how, Dr. Arora said. The NTAGI has also prepared a 'comprehensive' plan to vaccinate children, he said.
Takeaways Why does this story matter?
Dr. Arora's comments come at a time when the Omicron variant of coronavirus has triggered global alarm. The World Health Organization (WHO) has also flagged Omicron as a variant of concern (VOC). With the variant's emergence, many European countries are considering mandatory booster jabs. Booster and additional doses will ensure increased protection from the virus.
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