The vaccination at Govt hospitals and municipality wards is free of cost but these institutes have to take a heavy toll of population for vaccination because private institutions are demanding various prices for a single shot of vaccine, as an example apollo is taking 850₹. As economically backward people (who have the most share of population percentage) can’t afford arbitrary pricing and this leads to a long queue around the govt hospitals and wards for free vaccination. Affluent group of people aren’t bothered with that different pricing of a life saving vaccine. They can bear the cost if they don’t want to stand in the queue.Now what is happening is a great share of economically weak people are not getting vaccinated because a day long standing idly in a queue hampers their business.
Now what is happening is a great share of economically weak people are not getting vaccinated because a day long standing idly in a queue hampers their business.
A free of cost vaccination drive like polio vaccination should be insisted and promoted by all the people who are socially awake, that will also reduce the burden from the government institutions. Government must realise this arbitrary pricing policy of vaccines will lead to a long term and partial vaccination and can’t exterminate this viral disease as a whole. Throughout India the inoculation should be fully subsidised by the central govt as an attempt to lower the risk of COVID-19 infection and rate of death cases.