Polio vaccinators heading towards a house on the outskirts of Quetta to vaccinate under 5 children. (Photographer: Jawahir Habib, 2016)

Vaccine hesitancy: Perspective from the global polio eradication program in Balochistan

Polio is 99% eradicated but remains endemic in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Following the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccine hesitancy and refusals have become a worldwide phenomenon. In this blog post, the author lists several reasons why people refuse vaccines.

Source: Vaccine hesitancy: Perspective from the global polio eradication program in Balochistan