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No Mix & Match Of COVID-19 Vaccine Allowed For 3rd Dose: Govt

The Central Government in a release said, same COVID-19 vaccine dose will be given as the "third dose" also known as "precautionary dose". On January 5, the Government said, " No mix and match will be allowed". Therefore, people who received Covishield will take same vaccine, whereas COVAXIN vaccinated people will have COVAXIN as booster dose. The approval of booster dose came at a time of Omicron threat in India. 

Wed, 05 Jan 2022 - 06:28 PM / by Varsha Joshi

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