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Beneficiaries Need Not Register Again For Precautionary COVID Vaccine Dose

New Delhi: The beneficiaries need not register again and can directly take an appointment or walk into any vaccination centre for the precautionary COVID vaccine dose, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed on Friday.

“Schedules will be published on January 8. The online appointment facility will also start by Friday evening. Vaccination with onsite appointment starts on January 10,” it added.

The Centre had earlier announced that the precautionary Covid-19 vaccine dose will be given to healthcare and frontline workers, and those over 60 years of age with co-morbidities from January 10 and it will be the same vaccine as administered previously in the first two doses.

The precautionary dose can be taken after 9 months from the date of administration of the second dose.

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