Covid-19 Nasal vaccine is available on the CoWin portal — here’s how to book your dose
- Bharat Biotech's
intranasal Covid vaccineis now available on CoWin.
- People who have taken both doses of Covid vaccine are eligible for a nasal
- The nasal Covid vaccine will be available for people aged 18 and above.
AdvertisementWith the surge in Covid-19 cases globally, and this time the BF.7 variant that is said to be highly transmissible and has a shorter incubation period, the Government of India has approved the use of the world’s first needless jab Incovacc, developed by Bharat Biotech. The nasal vaccine will be available for people aged 18 and above. It can be administered as a precautionary dose to adults who have taken the two doses of either Covishield or Covaxin.
The nasal vaccine Incovacc will cost ₹800 + 5 percent GST + hospital charges per dose in any private hospital. For the government hospital, the vaccine is said to be priced at ₹325.
How to book for Covid nasal vaccine online
To book a nasal vaccine online, visit the CoWin portal here and follow the given instructions below.
- Login with your registered mobile number.
- Enter OTP to verify.
- Once logged in, click on your vaccine status and tap on the available booster dose. Note that you are eligible for a booster dose only if you have taken a second dose of the vaccine
- Enter the district name or pin code to search for the nearest vaccination center.
- Select your preferred center, date, and time.
- Once selected, confirm your slot.
- Also, once you take the jab, you can download and save the vaccination certificate for further use.
Bharat Biotech said it is great for people afraid of needles since the vaccination process is needle-free and non-invasive. The company also said the nasal route has excellent potential for vaccination due to well organized immune system of the nasal mucosa. Further, the nasal vaccine also eliminates the risk of infections associated with needles. At last, due to the simplicity of the delivery mechanism, the nasal vaccine Incovacc does not require trained healthcare workers.
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