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Introduction: Corona virus COVID- 19 pandemic affected entire world, with the India being highly affected. Vaccine is best possible solution to control the pandemic. Various literature review reveals that vaccine is efficacious and safe for all age groups. Many Corona vaccines are currently in developing stage only 2 are available for use in India. Large majority of the population must accept the vaccination and take the vaccine at earliest. In view of this researcher would like to study the knowledge and attitude of general population regarding COVID- 19 vaccine so as the vaccination will become acceptable to all population.
Methods: The cross-sectional design was used. The study was conducted through online mode during acute phase of disease in January 2021.Data was collected through validated questionnaire. Total 120 individual were included in the study.
Results: The result revealed that 2/3 of respondent were having adequate knowledge and having positive about vaccine. Overall acceptance was found 85% among the general population. Respondents that more trust worthy reported information was given by governmental authorities. In initial phase before vaccine entered into the system, people were in confusion state. Through level of knowledge is moderately good, still some classes of people are having lower than reasonable knowledge and attitude towards vaccine.