A woman wearing a face mask and shield receives her first shot of a coronavirus vaccine in India, despite widespread distrust in the country about the inoculation drive. Photo: EPA-EFE A woman wearing a face mask and shield receives her first shot of a coronavirus vaccine in India, despite widespread distrust in the country about the inoculation drive. Photo: EPA-EFE
A woman wearing a face mask and shield receives her first shot of a coronavirus vaccine in India, despite widespread distrust in the country about the inoculation drive. Photo: EPA-EFE

As India and Indonesia vaccinate millions against Covid-19, fake news and conspiracy theories are gaining ground

  • India launched an awareness campaign including Bollywood resources to counter Covid-19 vaccination fears, as thousands fail to arrive for their jabs
  • In Indonesia, rejection of vaccines has been linked to dislike of President Joko Widodo, who is under fire for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A woman wearing a face mask and shield receives her first shot of a coronavirus vaccine in India, despite widespread distrust in the country about the inoculation drive. Photo: EPA-EFE A woman wearing a face mask and shield receives her first shot of a coronavirus vaccine in India, despite widespread distrust in the country about the inoculation drive. Photo: EPA-EFE
A woman wearing a face mask and shield receives her first shot of a coronavirus vaccine in India, despite widespread distrust in the country about the inoculation drive. Photo: EPA-EFE
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