Public Perception and Potential Acceptance of COVID-19 Vaccine in India

  • Bibhabasu Das Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Apurva Padhye Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: COVID-19, Vaccine Hesitancy, Vaccine Acceptance


The COVID-19 pandemic, caused by Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) virus, has led to a substantial loss of human life and the global economy, and presents an unprecedented collapse of the public health systems worldwide. The sped-up advancement of the COVID-19 vaccine is an important development. Data from the early trials suggest that the vaccine is safe as well as effective. However, the acceptance of the COVID-19 vaccine among the public depends on various socio-demographic factors. The primary aim of the study is to get a deeper understanding and analysis of the public's perception, information and sentiment towards the COVID-19 vaccine in India.


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DOI: 10.17511/ijphr.2021.i02.03
Published: 2021-04-30
How to Cite
Bibhabasu Das, & Apurva Padhye. (2021). Public Perception and Potential Acceptance of COVID-19 Vaccine in India. Public Health Review: International Journal of Public Health Research, 8(2), 23-31.
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