About: COVID-19 vaccine is regarded as the most promising means of limiting the spread of or eliminating the pandemic. The success of this strategy will rely on the rate of vaccine acceptance globally. The study aims to examine the factors that influence COVID-19 vaccine acceptance, intention, and hesitancy. PubMed was [...]
About The objective of the study is to evaluate the impact of the factors that influence school reopening during COVID-19. We plan to conduct a systematic review to examine the factors that need to be taken into consideration when deciding upon school reopening across diverse settings. Link for Full PDF [...]
Purpose The purpose of this article is two pronged; first, to identify and report public health implications of the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and second, to report challenges uniquely faced by the citizens of India from a population health perspective. We have done both while closely examining epidemiological data that [...]
The study aims to evaluate the quality and reliability of the most widely viewed Youtube videos on the COVID-19 vaccine using DISCERN and The Global Quality Scale (GQS).
Examine the impact of COVID-19 Vaccine Communication, Acceptance, and Practice (CO-VIN-CAP) on Vaccine hesitancy in an Indian setting (Protocol Paper)
About: The objective of this study is to examine the factors that influence vaccine hesitancy and vaccine acceptance and to explore the unintended consequences of COVID-19 infections. The study will further explore the association between socio-demographic characteristics, health status, COVID-19 related knowledge, attitude, practice, and its influence on Vaccine hesitancy [...]
Abstract Objective: India has seen a rapid rise in COVID-19 cases. Examine spatiotemporal variation of COVID-19 burden Tracker across Indian states and union territories using SMAART RAPID Tracker. Method: We used SMAART RAPID Tracker to visually display COVID-19 spread in space and time across various states and UTs of India. [...]
A Global Policy Informatics tool to track COVID-19 outbreak using SMAART RAPID Tracker: A View point
Abstract: The widespread proliferation of the coronavirus, further got propagated with the absence of any defined treatment or vaccine, however, Non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPI) and policy actions were taken by governments globally in an effective response to mitigating the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This also highlights the significance of quantifying the [...]
Abstract: COVID-19 has accelerated the adoption of digital technology worldwide, with global governments also adhering and integrating technology into government-coordinated containment and mitigation processes including surveillance, testing, contact tracing, and strict quarantine. Digital tools have also helped in monitoring and anticipating the spread of the disease. However, the technology integration [...]
This study has addressed the gaps in the quality of information that is available on the websites for the subject of novel coronavirus. Further, this study acknowledges and emphasizes the need for websites to develop and provide a clear statement of purpose. It also highlights the need for adequate pondering before this information becomes accessible to users to serve as a means of consumer empowerment instead of putting them in a state of confusion or misguidance. To rapidly disseminate and share newly acquired scientific evidence and experiences in understanding the disease and its control measures, the health informatics are important sources. It is important to analyze the information available on the internet regarding this disease.