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No Covid Vax For Minors And Expecting Mothers In Tripura Also

Covid19 vaccine will not be administered to people under 18 years of age, pregnant women and those with allergies, as per the Centre’s protocols. Rules for Coronavirus vaccine that has been sent across to the states by the government are, Vaccination is allowed only for those who are above the age of 18 years. Women who are pregnant or not sure of their pregnancy and lactating mothers should not receive the vaccine. If required, COVID vaccine and other vaccines should be separated by an interval of at least 14 days. The centre also said that interchangeability of vaccine is not permitted. The second dose of the vaccine should also be of the one that was administered as first dose. There is also a strict protocol for people who contracted the virus. The centre has said that the vaccination will have to be deferred for four to eight weeks after recovery of patients with active COVID symptoms, those who have been given plasma therapy, and those who are unwell and hospitalized for any other reason. Vaccine should be administered with caution in persons with history of any bleeding and coagulation disorder (like clotting factor deficiency, coagulopathy, platelet disorder). COVID immunisation will not be affected due to these three conditions: Person with a past history of SARS-CoV-2 infection, history of chronic disease and morbidities, Immunodeficiency, HIV, patients on immunosuppression due to any disease.

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