Indian citizens, students now eligible for booster shot, health min says

FILE PHOTO: COVID-19 vaccination in New Delhi

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian citizens and students travelling abroad are now eligible to take a booster shot as needed, the country's health minister said on Thursday.

"Indian citizens & students travelling overseas can now take the precaution dose as required by the guidelines of the destination country," federal health minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Twitter.

(Reporting by Shilpa Jamkhandikar; Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky)

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