This stacked area chart represents the reasons for not taking vaccines among participants from 11 countries.
Phone and online survey about vaccine hesitancy were conducted in 11 countries, out of which 9 are Low-middle income countries.
Concerns about side-effects has the biggest overall reason for vaccine hesitancy. More than half surveyees from Uganda were worried about side-effects. In Mozambique, most people don’t think vaccines are effective.
The other major beliefs were that they won’t fall seriously ill due to coronavirus while few were scared of getting coronavirus infection through the vaccines.
COVID-19 is a conspiracy and its not as serious as people say, were the other notable rationales for not the vaccines.