Who should not receive COVID-19 vaccines?

Published On: July 14, 2021 11:14 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, July 14: Here is the list of people who should not receive the shots of COVID-19 vaccines, according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).

  • People below 18 years
  • Those people who suffered serious allergies after receiving their first jab
  • Those who suffered other serious health complications due to the vaccine
  • Those who have suffered serious health issues due to any vaccines, medicines or food items
  • People who are currently serious ill and have high fever
  • Those COVID-19 patients who had undergone treatment through Monoclonal antibodies or Convalescent Plasma can receive jabs after 90 days of treatment
  • COVID-19 patients can receive the vaccine after 30 days of recovery

Nepal is currently administering Vero Cell and J & J vaccines across the country. Japan has also announced the donation of almost 1.6 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccines which are expected to be delivered to Nepal soon.


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