Mixing of vaccines not approved yet: Govt.

There is no change in the schedule of two-dose vaccines – Covishield and Covaxin. The Centre on Tuesday said that mixing jabs of two different COVID vaccines is not as per protocol. Till any further update comes, there is no change in the present protocol.

Schedule of doses:

Covishield: After the first Covishield dose is administered, the second dose will be given after 12 weeks.

Covaxin: The second dose to be administered in 4-6 weeks after 1st dose is taken.

The ICMR chief stated that international research is underway to check if mixing vaccine doses of two different manufacturers is effective.

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