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India faced a severe health crisis during the second wave of COVID-19. Although the pandemic is affecting the lives of all sections of society, adolescent girls being a vulnerable group are affected in dual manner, not just by the direct effects of the virus, but also by many still underrated indirect effects. This article highlights the indirect effects of COVID-19 on physical, mental, social, sexual and reproductive and psychological health and well-being of adolescent girls. It also emphasizes other important issues such as their personal safety, peer support and long-term health issues. It concludes that if adolescent health issues are not addressed on an urgent basis, the adverse effect of COVID-19 on their health would take a long time to reverse. The insights from this article can be useful for program implementers. Click here to read the document.