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In recent years, several viruses have drawn the medical and scientific community's attention as presenting a significant risk to international public health. Among them are the coronaviruses, with excellent international projection due to the severe respiratory syndromes they cause, like the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) being the best known. The COVID-19 pandemic has emerged as a serious public health threat, prompting countries throughout the world to take extraordinary infection prevention and control (IPC) efforts to halt the virus's spread. People's knowledge, attitudes, and behaviours (KAP) concerning COVID-19 are crucial for understanding the disease's epidemiological dynamics, as well as the efficacy, compliance, and success of IPC measures implemented in a country.
Aim of the study: Assessment of the knowledge of The Risk Perceptions Attitude About The Vaccination Against Covid-19and communication practices of vaccinate about Covid-19 among adult Saudi population in Makkah Al-Mokarramah , Saudi Arabia2021.
Method:Cross sectional study, was conducted among Saudi Arabia adults population in primary health care center in Makkah Al-Mukarramah. The questionnaire collected socio-demographic characteristics, attitude about symptoms of the vaccinate against COVID-19 and practices of vaccinate about COVID-19. A self-administered questionnaire was designed and has been send to the study participants through social media platforms and email. Our total participants were(300).
Results: shows that most of the participants (33.0%) were in the age group 40-50 years, the majority of them were female (55.0%) while male(45.0%), also regarding the nationality most of participants Saudi were(72.0%), regarding the marital stats most of participants married were(67.0%)while single were(33.0%).
Conclusion: During the pandemic period, a strong demand for and high acceptance of COVID-19 vaccination has been shown among the Saudi Arabia population, many adults are willing to get a COVID-19 vaccine, though acceptability should be monitored as vaccine development continues, while concerns about symptoms of the Vaccinate against COVID-19. To expand vaccination coverage, programs should be designed about symptoms.