Bharat Biotech’s COVID-19 Nasal Vaccine Available on CoWIN Portal

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The BF.7 variant of the COVID-19 virus is said to be highly transmissible and has a shorter incubation period, and the virus is once again spreading globally. According to reports, thousands of new COVID-19 cases are being reported every day in China due to the new variant, which is already wreaking havoc.

Different nations like Japan, Argentina, South Korea, and the US are additionally seeing a fast flood in COVID-19 cases. Seeing the worldwide spread of the virus, the Indian government has additionally declared severe careful steps and has educated residents to make all efforts concerning antibody including the promoter portion.

Additionally, the use of the nasal vaccine as a booster dose in India has been approved by the government. The Health Ministry of India has approved Bharat Biotech’s nasal vaccine ‘iNOVACC’ as a booster dose. It will be used as a heterologous booster and will initially be available for Rs 800, excluding GST, in private hospitals.

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Bharat Biotech’s nasal vaccine, iNCOVACC, has received approval from the central government for use in adults over the age of 18. Adults who have taken two doses of either Covaxin or Covishield may be given it as a precaution.

The needle free immunization is accessible at private clinics and individuals can book arrangements for nasal antibodies through the CoWIN stage. From December 23, 2022, appointments for the Covid nasal booster dose can be made online through the CoWIN website and app.

In private hospitals, each iNCOVACC nasal vaccine will cost Rs 800, excluding 5% Goods and Services Tax (GST). iNOVACC has been approved by the government of India and it will be accessible first in quite a while. Official sources revealed that it will be included in the Covid vaccination program.

Private hospitals can provide patients with the Bharat Biotech-iNCOVACC nasal vaccine. Nonetheless, individuals are encouraged to make arrangements for the immunization prior to going to clinics. To make an online appointment for the Covid nasal vaccine, follow these simple steps.

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Steps to Book Appointment on CoWIN:

Step 1– Open CoWIN official website www.cowin.gov.in

Step 2– Login with registered mobile number.

Step 3– Enter OTP to verify identity

Step 4– Once logged in, click on the vaccine status and tap on the available COVID-19 booster dose. If people have taken a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Then only people will be eligible for a booster dose.

Step 5– Search for the nearest COVID-19 vaccination centre through district name or pincode.