Vaccination opened for teens in the 15 to 18 age group on Monday across India amid a surge of COVID-19 cases in multiple states and cities. More than 3.8 million teens were jabbed today as the country expanded an inoculation effort to protect its large adolescent population ahead of a looming wave of coronavirus infections.
Many teenagers wearing their uniforms, queued at schools and health centres across the country as health workers injected them with Bharat Biotech's Covaxin - the only COVID-19 vaccine so far approved by India for those below 18 years.
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