Covid vaccine for children likely by September-October: AIIMS chief Randeep Guleria
Image Source: PTI It is being anticipated that third wave of coronavirus will not strike the kids Hoping that by October India will have its own vaccine for kids, AIIMS Director, Dr Randeep Guleria said that it has been discovered that kids typically have moderate signs of coronavirus however worried that all need to be immunized.”One is enthusiastic that trial will be finished early & & perhaps with follow up of about 2-3 months we shall have information by September. Hopefully, by that time, approvals will exist so that by September-October we’ll have vaccines from our nation which we can offer to kids,” Guleria stated.
“Already Pfizer has got FDA approval for kids which has also got approval to come to our country. Bharat Biotech & & other companies are doing trials at an extremely fast lane as moms and dads have stepped forward with their kids for the trials,” he included.
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On being asked that when is it expected to get vaccines for kids, Gulleria stated, “Children generally have moderate disease however we need to develop vaccines for kids since if we need to manage this pandemic everyone needs to be immunized.”
Speaking about Pfizer, one of the Covid-19 vaccine significant, the Director stated, “Pfizer is working out as far as the various stipulations are concerned and they are extremely close to reaching a contract with the government. Once that is done then we will quickly have the ability to have these vaccines in our nation.”
“Pfizer is negotiating as far as the numerous clauses are concerned and they are extremely near reaching an arrangement with the federal government. As soon as that is done then we will soon be able to have these vaccines in our nation, “Guleria added.
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Suggesting strongly that the now it is due time that schools should reopen, Guleria stated, “I personally feel that we must strongly work on opening schools since it has truly impacted the young generation in terms of knowledge and specifically the marginalised ones who can’t go for online classes, they are suffering.”
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Published at Wed, 23 Jun 2021 15:23:00 +0000