Due to the Omicron variant in the country, there is a danger of spreading the third wave of corona infection. Meanwhile, preparations for giving booster dose of corona vaccine have also intensified. For this, the subject expert committee constituted by the central government regarding the corona virus will meet on Friday.
In this meeting, it can be decided that when will the booster dose be given in the country and who will get the booster dose first in the beginning.
Recently, the application of Serum Institute of India has been approved by the Drugs Controller General of India. Serum Institute had sought emergency approval from DCGI to give booster dose to the new variant due to sufficient stock of Kovidshield vaccine in the country.