What is it about?

This study found a high prevalence of vaccine hesitancy among Bangladeshi adults. This is an important and timely study that seperated a range of sub group population with higher vaccine heistancy. This research findings help policy makers and public health specialist to fight against COVID-19.

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Why is it important?

To achieve herd immunity for COVID-19 a country must cover 80% of its population. However, we found well above 30% of genral population are hesitant to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in Bangladesh.


This study found a range of sub-group general populations with higher vaccine hesitancy that must be discussed when addressing vaccination programs against COVID-19.

Dr Mohammad Ali
La Trobe University

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This page is a summary of: What is the extent of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in Bangladesh? A cross-sectional rapid national survey, BMJ Open, August 2021, BMJ,
DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-050303.
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