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Background: COVID-19 is the most recent infectious disease to become a pandemic. The disease emerged as a pneumonia-like disease of unknown origin in Wuhan, China; and later spread rapidly across the world becoming a pandemic.
Aim: To assess the awareness about Covid 19 vaccines among undergraduate dental students in India. Methods: A cross sectional study was conducted among undergraduate dental students in India. A structured questionnaire were distributed to students in electronic format. The level of significance was P<0.05.
Results:A total of 1034 undergraduate dental students participated in the survey. Majority of the participants were not aware of the country of origin of various vaccines. The participants had a poor level of knowledge pertaining to the efficacy of the vaccines.
Conclusion: The level of knowledge about the various COVID 19 vaccines among dental students was found to be inadequate.