From January next year in India, teenagers over the age of 15 will be vaccinated against COVID-19.
The statement came from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, RIA Novosti reported.
Thus, from January 3, children aged 15-18 will be able to be vaccinated in the country.
From January 10, people over the age of 60 will be able to receive a booster dose.
According to the report, the nasal vaccine against coronavirus and the world’s first DNA vaccine will soon be introduced in India.
India has the second highest number of cases of COVID-19 in the world. According to the latest data from the Ministry of Health, since the beginning of the pandemic in March last year, the total number of people infected with the virus in the country has exceeded 34.7 million, more than 34.2 million have recovered and more than 479,000 have died.