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Vaccines In India: I Wish I Could Trust The Government

It's stupid to expect people without any medical training to understand how each vaccine candidate has been evaluated. Public accountability offers an alternative.

Vaccination practice in New Delhi
Vaccination practice in New Delhi
Vasudevan Mukunth

NEW DELHI — Perhaps we have a dilemma.

An anti-vaxxer stance is objectionable — and in any case, I don't believe vaccines are disease-causing agents. Vaccine hesitancy also seems like a deeply discomfiting position. Still, what if I'm reluctant to take a vaccine because I don't trust the checks to which my government has subjected two new COVID-19 vaccine candidates?

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