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When Dr Dinesh Kapadia decided to register for Covid vaccination in New Delhi, he met with fierce resistance from his wife and two children. The reason: at 72 years of age, they felt, Dr Kapadia was too old to risk the potential side-effects of the vaccine. Unable to convince his family, Dr Kapadia quietly got inoculated. It was only two weeks later that he let his family know.

“I was absolutely fine. The only strenuous bit was waiting in the crowded vaccination centre. Otherwise, I had no other stress, no post-vaccine symptoms, not even swelling at the site of injection,” says Dr Kapadia. He believes age should not be the decider. “Age is just a number. Whether or not to take the vaccine should be decided on the basis of one’s history of allergies, health condition and state of mind. If the process was better communicated and simpler, more people would come forward.”

As India gears up to start vaccinating those above 50

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