A survey conducted by the Indian magazine Local Circles revealed that 63% of people who plan to take the Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine in the next phase starting from next March 1 in private hospitals will not pay more than 600 Indian rupees for two doses of the vaccine, according to the health site.
According to the results, 63% of the people surveyed were ready to take the Coronavirus vaccine in the next stage in a private hospital only if it was available under 600 rupees as a total fee for two doses.
The results also indicated that 21% of citizens are ready to receive their eligible family members’ vaccination in a private hospital.
Depending on the payment and how the vaccination is progressed, 27 percent are currently unsure whether they want to choose this vaccine through the same channel.
It is worth noting that the Indian drug company Zydus Cadila said that its vaccine against the Coronavirus, “ZyCoV-D”, has been proven to be safe and immune-responsive in the first/second phase of clinical trials, and the company is seeking regulatory approval to start the third and final phase.
Director of India Institute of Medical Sciences ( IIMS), Dr. Randeep Jolleria, has warned that the new Coronavirus strains found in Maharashtra, whose capital is Mumbai, the third-largest Indian city, could be more dangerous and transmissible than the original.
The Indian official explained that herd immunity to the Coronavirus is a “myth” in India because at least 80% of people need antibodies to protect the entire population, and added: “The new Indian strain is highly contagious and dangerous and can cause re-infection for those who have developed antibodies. In the previous.
According to media reports, nearly 240 new strains of Corona have been discovered across India, the new Coronavirus strains are the main reason behind the sudden rise in the numbers of active Coronavirus cases that the country has been witnessing since last week.