Civic healthcare workers, who had gone to Khunti’s Torpa to raise vaccine awareness, were attacked by villagers. According to the Circle Officer, “People have fear and misconceptions in rural areas about vaccine, trying to educate people”. He also added on the attack on the health workers that “Action is being taken against culprits”. Jharkhand Health Minister also spoke on this incident. He said that People should not indulge in such acts. “We will not hesitate from taking strong action. If any health worker is attacked, the state government will deal strictly with such mischievous elements,” said Minister Banna Gupta.
Jun 02, 2021, 10:41PM ISTSource: ANI