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COVID vaccines

India starts COVID jabs for kids ages 12-14 with own vaccine

Country widens inoculations as schools reopen; daily cases dip below 5,000

India has started a new COVID-19 inoculation drive, giving shots to children between the ages of 12 and 14.   © Reuters

NEW DELHI -- India widened its COVID-19 vaccination coverage on Wednesday by launching an inoculation drive for children between the ages of 12 and 14 using a domestically developed vaccine, as in-person learning begins in most parts of the country after having been halted for two years.

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