Health Ministry suggests deferment of Vaccination by three months after recovery from Corona virus infection

The Union Health Ministry has accepted the recommendations of National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for COVID-19 or NEGVAC regarding deferment of vaccination by three months after recovery from COVID-19.

The Ministry said, the individuals having lab test proven COVID-19 illness should defer COVID-19 vaccination by three months after recovery.

Besides, the COVID-19 patients who have been given anti-SARS-2 monoclonal antibodies or convalescent plasma in that case the COVID-19 vaccination should be deferred by three months from the date of discharge from the hospital.

It was also recommended that if an individual is infected with COVID after the 1st dose then the 2nd dose should also be deferred by three months after clinical recovery from the illness.

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