NSU institute conducts survey on COVID-19 vaccine

Staff Correspondent | Published at 12:04am on January 25, 2021

A team led by North South University Global Health Institute conducted a survey of adults between December 12, 2020 and January 7 of to determine the rate of people’s acceptance of COVID-19 vaccine.

The other team members were University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh, Rangpur-Hypertension and Research Centre and Bangladesh Centre for Injury Prevention and Research, said a press release.

The team visited metropolitan cities, upazilas, villages and urban slums and surveyed 3,647 people through face-to-face interviews in eight districts.

Among the people surveyed, 74.6 per cent had plans to COVID-19 vaccines if the vaccination was free, effective and secure, 17.6 per cent were unsure about taking the vaccine and 7.8 percent were reluctant to take the vaccine.