of corona virus third wave It is said to be the most dangerous for children. Preparations have also been started to deal with the third wave. Corona vaccine trial on two-year-old children is being done in Kanpur. So far, the corona vaccine has not been tested anywhere in the world on such small children. The vaccine trial is being done in Kanpur by dividing the children into three groups. Which is showing positive results.
Bharat Biotech’s co-vaccine has started trials on children. Trial on children was started from last Tuesday at Prakhar Hospital in Kanpur. Children are divided into three groups for the vaccine trial. Children between the ages of two to six years have been placed in the first group, 6 years to 12 years in the second group and 12 years to 18 years in the third group.
This is how the vaccine trial happened
On the first day of the vaccine trial, 40 children aged 12 to 18 years were screened. Out of which 20 children were found fit for the vaccine. Those children were vaccinated. On Wednesday, the first medical check-up of 10 children between the ages of six and 12 years was done. Out of which 5 children were found fit for the vaccine. He was also vaccinated. After this the children were kept under observation for 45 minutes. Out of which two children had slight red marks at the injection site, which is considered normal.
First trial in the world on such small children in the world
Pediatrician Professor VN Tripathi, Chief Investigator of the Vaccine Trial, says that the corona vaccine is the first trial in the world on two-year-old children. No trial of corona vaccine has been done on such young children anywhere. Now it is the turn of two-year-old children, on whom the vaccine will be tested.
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Earlier in Kanpur, corona vaccine trial has been done in older people. Russian vaccines Sputnik and Zydus Cadila have been tested. Other companies making vaccines are also planning trials in Kanpur. The Co-Vaccine Nasal Spray is due out next month.