Despite high numbers of daily deaths, including young patients, vaccine hesitancy in Lebanon is still strong, according to the chairman of the Rafik Hariri University Hospital, Dr. Firass Abiad.
In a series of tweets, Dr. Abiad said that, in a recent survey, only 33% of responders above 65 years of age said that they want to get vaccinated against COVID-19, adding that only 4.5% of the population, which equates to nearly 300,000 citizens, have registered to get the vaccine in 10 days.
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