vaccine hesitancy

As COVID-19 vaccine mandates rise, religious exemptions grow in US

Religious objections, once used sparingly around the country to get exempted from various required vaccines, are becoming a much more widely used loophole against the COVID-19 shot.

published on : 16th September 2021

Tamil Nadu health department survey finds over 80 per cent people willing to take Covid vaccine

The Health Department conducted the study as part of its activities to dispel misconceptions about Covid vaccines.

published on : 9th August 2021

US Surgeon General Murthy says he lost 10 family members to Covid; urges Americans to shed vaccine hesitancy

The top Indian-American physician urged people to raise the bar for sharing health information by checking sources before they share it with others.

published on : 16th July 2021

Cuttack tribals run to forests to avoid Covid jabs

Acute vaccine hesitancy has come to the fore in tribal pockets of Cuttack district with villagers for various reasons shying away from getting inoculated.

published on : 11th July 2021

Telangana has surplus doses but vaccine hesitancy persists

Lack of awareness on the importance of taking a vaccine and confusion about its availability cause a low turnout

published on : 6th July 2021

A race against time: Telangana district officials go all out to get tribals vaccinated

The goal is to slowly win the tribals' trust in this form of medicine and avoid adverse events which can fracture this trust, they say.

published on : 4th July 2021

Pakistan province suspends 70 paramilitary troops for refusing Covid vaccine

The troops from the Balochistan Levies, a paramilitary force that assists police with law enforcement, have direct contact with the public, the official said.

published on : 1st July 2021

The need to prioritise vaccination for children

There are children among the 23 crore Indians who have been pushed into poverty and will never return to class. Prolonged school closures have reversed decades of gains in education

published on : 30th June 2021

Gujarat: Eight arrested for spreading COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

A group of eight people, including six men, gathered near a bus stand with 'Awaken Gujarat Movement' and 'Awaken Barodians' banners to spread the message against COVID-19 vaccination.

published on : 27th June 2021

Shed vaccine hesitancy, do not believe in rumours: PM Modi to people

Modi spoke to residents of Dulariya village in Betul district of Madhya Pradesh and counselled them to take the vaccine amidst their doubts about the exercise.

published on : 27th June 2021

Sonia Gandhi asks partymen to work to address vaccine hesitancy

Addressing a meeting of party general secretaries and in-charges of AICC in various states, she the party must ensure that vaccine hesitancy is overcome and wastage of vaccines minimised.

published on : 24th June 2021

Gujarat HC notice to IAF on plea of its employee unwilling to take COVID-19 vaccine

The court issued the notice to the IAF and central government and also directed the IAF not to take any coercive action against the petitioner till July 1.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Minority affairs ministry to run Covid vaccine awareness campaign to bust rumours: Union Minister Naqvi

Street plays will also be organised across the country as part of the campaign, he said.

published on : 19th June 2021

Only 5% of India fully vaccinated against Covid after 5 months of vaccination drive

Even more worryingly, the daily vaccinations have been on a downward curve since June 14, a day when maximum Covid vaccine doses were administered this month.

published on : 18th June 2021

Muslim community marred by vaccine hesitancy: Uttarakhand ex CM Trivendra Singh Rawat

If you do not get vaccinated, then this disease (coronavirus) will stay and anyone can get affected by it and become a 'superspreader', Rawat said.

published on : 14th June 2021
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