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Letters Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy among minority groups

Covid-19 vaccination during Ramadan

BMJ 2021; 373 doi: (Published 01 April 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;373:n862
  1. Faraz Mughal, general practitioner and National Institute for Health Research doctoral fellow
  1. School of Medicine, Keele University, Keele ST5 5BG, UK
  1. f.mughal{at}

Vaccine hesitancy has been reported among people and healthcare staff from ethnic minorities.1 This is a serious concern given covid-19 is the largest global public health challenge in recent years. Vaccination offers hope in preventing morbidity and mortality and helps to build community immunity.

This year, Ramadan, the month of fasting, spans April to …

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