CORBEVAX has become the first vaccine in India to get DCGI approval for COVID-19 booster dose. People who are 18 years & above & have already taken two doses of either COVISHIELD or COVAXIN can now receive a dose of CORBEVAX. The vaccine can be taken after 6 months of two doses of Covaxin or Covishield vaccines for restricted use in emergency situation.
In India, now even 5-year-old children can be given vaccinated against coronavirus. Corbevax vaccine of Biological E Company has been approved for those between 5 to 12 years of age while Covaxin will be given to children between 6 to 12 years of age. These vaccines are administered in two doses each of which is given at an interval of 28 to 40 days