A Thai technician at Bangkok’s Chula Vaccine Research Centre, which is trying to develop a coronavirus vaccine. Photo: EPA A Thai technician at Bangkok’s Chula Vaccine Research Centre, which is trying to develop a coronavirus vaccine. Photo: EPA
A Thai technician at Bangkok’s Chula Vaccine Research Centre, which is trying to develop a coronavirus vaccine. Photo: EPA

Coronavirus vaccine: anti-vax movement threatens Asian recovery

  • Asia has high vaccination rates, but it isn’t immune from scepticism that takes its cue from the West and is growing alongside affluence, experts say
  • Religious concerns are also a hindrance in some Muslim countries, while social media spreads misinformation in less developed lands, experts say

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A Thai technician at Bangkok’s Chula Vaccine Research Centre, which is trying to develop a coronavirus vaccine. Photo: EPA A Thai technician at Bangkok’s Chula Vaccine Research Centre, which is trying to develop a coronavirus vaccine. Photo: EPA
A Thai technician at Bangkok’s Chula Vaccine Research Centre, which is trying to develop a coronavirus vaccine. Photo: EPA
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