COVID vaccination in Indian children: Current status and considerations

Editorial Article

  • Maya Sharma Win Medicare, Modi Mundipharma, Signutra Modi Tower, Nehru Place, New Delhi 110019, India
Keywords: COVID, children, india

Author Biography

Maya Sharma, Win Medicare, Modi Mundipharma, Signutra Modi Tower, Nehru Place, New Delhi 110019, India

Global Medical Director

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Published
2021-12-01
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Sharma M. COVID vaccination in Indian children: Current status and considerations. jpadr [Internet]. 2021Dec.1 [cited 2022Jan.22];2(4):1-. Available from: https://jpadr.com/index.php/jpadr/article/view/57