Second dose of Covishield vaccine can be administered at 4-8 weeks

Second dose of Covishield vaccine can be administered at 4-8 weeks.

The doctors will decide when one should take the second dose of Covishield vaccine , Union minister Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday. “As per the advice by scientists and world scientist bodies, second dose can be administered between fourth and eighth week, particularly for Covishield,” he mentioned. The central government on Monday said that the second dose of Covishield can be given up to eight weeks after the first.

People above 45 years of age should take vaccine as early as possible said Union Minister Prakash Javadekar.

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