DNA Exclusive: Big respite against COVID as Centre lowers age bar for vaccine to 18 years
New Delhi: In a big respite to the citizens, the central government has announced that everyone above 18 years of age will be eligible to get COVID-19 vaccine from May 1.
Until now, the minimum age limit to get inoculated against the virus was 45 years.
Zee News Editor-in-Chief Sudhir Chaudhary on Monday (April 19) hailed the governments decision to lower the age bar for getting vaccinated and also discussed the reasons behind the move.
As the governments decision comes into effect, about 12 crore people between 18 and 45 years of age will get the benefit of vaccines in the country.