Vaccination Drive Against Covid-19

Watch – ‘Govt Must Keep Vaccine Prices Affordable’

As vaccination drive against Covid-19 steps into the second-shot stage, LokMarg tries to find out people’s expectations and anxieties about the jab. The respondents looked aware of the vaccination and there was little fear in their mind with regards to its efficacy or side-effects

However, they feel that when the times comes for buying the vaccines from the market, the health regulators must ensure that their prices are affordable for common people. This would also ensure success of mass vaccination programme in the country.

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Union Budget 2021

Watch – ‘Focus On Health & Infra In Budget Laudable’

LokMarg speaks to various financial experts to know what Union Budget 2021 has in store for Indian economy and the common people. While most of them agree that commendable provisions have been made in the financial document with regards to Healthcare, Sanitation and Infrastructure, more relief could have been allotted to businesses who had been affected the most by sustained lockdown amid Covid-19.

Overall, these experts feel the picture will be clearer once the implementation of these budgetary provisions come into effect. But for now, the Centre has shown good intention to pull the economy out of pandemic impact.

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India launches Mass Vaccination Programme Against Covid-19

Watch – ‘Full Faith In Vaccine; Even Paracetamol Has Side-Effects’

As India launches mass vaccination programme against Covid-19, several political leaders expressed apprehension about its purpose and efficacy. However, as LokMarg spoke to a cross-section of people about the serum shot, common people deride politicization of a medical process.

Most of the people expressed undeterred faith in the “indigenous vaccine” and said they were ready to get the jab as and when it is available. About possible side-effects, they said even as common a medicine as paracetamol also has some side-effects. And this is not the only vaccine which has some side-effects, each and every serum has some temporary adverse impact on the body.

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