Friday, August 6, 2021

AIIMS, Delhi to start recruitment for COVID vaccine clinical trials for children in 6 to 12 yrs age group Tuesday onwards

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi will start recruitment for clinical trials tomorrow onwards for the children who are in the age group of 6 to 12 years. Clinical trials of children of 2 to 6 age groups will start after that.

The trial on children has already started at AIIMS Patna to see if the Bharat Biotech jab is suitable for children. Participants would be given the vaccine after their screening report comes. A national expert group has been formed to review COVID-19 infections in children and approach the pandemic in a renewed way to strengthen the nation’s preparedness.

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