NEW DELHI: The federal government has negotiated value of Zydus Cadila’s Covid vaccine ZyCoV-D with its producer and the vaccine can be quickly rolled out below the nationwide programme, an official stated.
Nonetheless, the needle free DNA-vaccine ZyCoV-D – which had been given emergency approval for restricted use in all above 12 years of age – can be given to youngsters solely after the Nationwide Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI) submits its detailed pointers for immunisation of youngsters in opposition to Covid-19.
“The negotiation with Zydus Cadila for pricing of ZyCoV-D are over and the procurement value has been fastened. The worth is considerably decrease than what the corporate had quoted initially. The vaccine can be quickly administered as a part of the nationwide programme,” the official advised TOI.
When requested whether or not it might even be administered to youngsters above 12