Govt not keen on vaccinating younger population, experts differ3 min read 06 Apr 2021, 08:53 PM IST
The basic aim is to reduce death through vaccination. The other aim is to protect your healthcare systems, Rajesh Bhushan said
Maharashtra and Delhi governments asking the Centre to increase the vaccine eligibility to include younger adults as well from the current criteria
New Delhi: With the second wave taking new case additions to record highs, the urgency for vaccines has increased and some experts and state governments have been clamouring for reducing the age criteria for vaccination to allow a greater protection for the population. However, government officials on Tuesday said they are not keen on vaccinating people below the 45-year age threshold as of now, and instead prefer sticking to the global practice of protecting the high-risk groups only.
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