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Precautionary Dose = Boosters? What CoWIN Chief Told NDTV


New Delhi:

Amid widespread confusion over the federal government’s classification of the third coronavirus vaccine shot for choose teams termed a “precaution dose” as a substitute of a booster (generally a special sort of vaccine), RS Sharma, chief of the India’s vaccination platform CoWIN, on Monday informed BoardingFlight that the portal for now will go together with the official nomenclature.

“If the federal government calls it a precautionary dose, CoWIN can also be going to name it the identical. I am unable to think about what a 4th or fifth dose might be known as,” Mr Sharma stated, responding to a query whether or not there might be a separate plan for booster doses.

A frontline employee or an individual above 60 with diseases who’re eligible to take this precautionary dose as introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday might be in a position to enroll in it on the CoWIN web site as soon as 9 months have handed since their second shot, Mr Sharma stated.

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