On Tuesday, the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) approved Corbevex, Covexin and Zykov-D vaccines for children for emergency use. Of these… Corbevex vaccine is for children 5 to 12 years old, Covacin vaccine is for children 6 to 12 years old and Zykov-D is for children 12 years and older.
If we talk about other features of the vaccine.
Covacin is the first corona vaccine made in India, which is given in 2 doses (0 and 28 days). It is an intramuscular vaccine.
Corbex is the first protein subunit vaccine made in India which is given in 2 doses (0 and 28 days). It is an intramuscular vaccine.
Talking about Zykov-D, this is the second corona vaccine made in India, which is a DNA-based vaccine. It has three doses which are given on day 0, 28 and 56. It is delivered through a painless jet applicator to the shoulder.