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Jabs for kids: Centre to be ‘cautious’, says health minister Mansukh Mandaviya

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“This decision (introduction of vaccine for children) needs to be taken very cautiously. We do not want to rush in administering vaccines to children. Children are the future of our country. The government will take expert opinion and go by it,” Mandaviya said, underlining that other countries have also been careful in introducing the jabs for children even though emergency use authorisation has been granted.

NEW DELHI: The Centre will take a careful approach in initiating Covid vaccination among children and deliberate on it only after experts recommend such a plan of action, health minister Mansukh Mandaviya said during the Times Now Summit on Thursday.

“This decision (introduction of vaccine for children) needs to be taken very cautiously. We do not want to rush in administering vaccines to children. Children are the future of our country. The government will take expert opinion and go by it,” Mandaviya said, underlining that other countries have also been careful in introducing the jabs for children even though emergency use authorisation has been granted.

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