AFTER the emergence of the Omicron variant, more people have come forward to take vaccines, say village health nurses on the field. “Earlier, people were hesitant to take the vaccines. Many refused to take the second dose, but now they are showing willingness. Some are even asking about the booster dose, said a village health nurse in Red Hills.
After we started educating people about how vaccines will prevent them from severe diseases and deaths, no matter what the variant is, they have become eager to get jabbed. We are also telling them to take the booster dose when it will be given as it will provide them extra protection from the variants, said a village health nurse in Chengalpattu district.
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