Pregnant, lactating women should not be administered Covid-19 vaccine

Pregnant, lactating women should not be administered Covid-19 vaccine

(FASTNEWS | INDIA) – Interchangeability of Covid-19 vaccines is not permitted and pregnant and lactating women should not be administered the shots as they have not been part of any anti-coronavirus vaccine clinical trial so far, the health ministry said.

In a letter to all states and Union territories, the ministry highlighted that under the emergency use authorisation, coronavirus vaccination is indicated only for 18 years and above.

If required, Covid-19 vaccine and other vaccines should be separated by an interval of at least 14 days.

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