Americans are searching for the Covid-19 vaccine, a poll

Above, Pfizer / Bioentech Covid-19 vaccine vials

Above, Pfizer / Bioentech Covid-19 vaccine vials
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More Americans are ready to get one Covid-19 vaccine, Suggest new polls. According to a survey conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation, Americans are more likely to be vaccinated or vaccinated in February than a month earlier, while the percentage of people who want to wait and see has also dropped.

KFF’s COVID-19 vaccine monitor has been looking for enthusiasm for the COVID-19 vaccine since last December. Phone. This last Voting Visited more than 1,800 adults during February 15-23, 2021.

For the first time in their poll, a majority of Americans (55%) have received at least one dose (1 %%) of the vaccine or are considering getting it as soon as possible (37%). It said 47% and 34% said the same in January and December, respectively. The percentage of people waiting for others to make a decision has also dropped, from 1% in January to 2% in February.

Positive numbers are all the more encouraging in the light of stabilityY correction Vaccine rollout As of Friday, 47.5 million Americans have received at least one dose of the Moderna or Pfizer / Bioentech vaccine, while 3 million have been fully vaccinated with two doses. And vaccine admission is set to become much easier soon.

This weekend, the Food and Drug Administration is Expected To allow emergency use of a single dose of the vaccine developed by Johnson and Johnson, it was approved by the U.S. To make a third availability. Public. Once authorized, the company promises to send about 4 million doses for delivery, with about 20 million doses by the end of March. Moderna and Pfizer / Bioentech have promised to produce a combined 220 million doses by the end of next month..

Jammu and Jenny more convenient vaccine at least some people find more comfortable about vaccination. Of those who still want to wait and see, 26% said they would be more willing to be vaccinated if they only needed one dose. Other concerns cited by this group include the potential serious side effects or the concern that this vaccine will give them Covid-19. Real-Supports world data The safety and efficacy of both the mRNA vaccine, however, and no vaccine available Is able to give people Covid-19, as it does not contain real coronavirus.

Enthusiasm for the vaccine has grown across all demographics, but black and Hispanic Americans are still more likely to be cautious about vaccinations. They are also more likely to worry about potential problems such as not being able to get vaccinated or getting them from a trusted source. And be concerned about not adequately testing the vaccine in their specific demographic subject. Public health experts have stressed the importance of building trust in these communities and correcting misinformation whenever possible. For example, all Covid-19 vaccines will be available for free.

There Remains A small minority of Americans who would be strict about their reluctance to vaccinate. About 15% of those polled said they would not “definitely” get vaccinated, while another 7% said they would only be vaccinated if necessary. For work, school or other activities – numbers that haven’t changed much since December.

GuThere are vaccines To turn the tide against epidemics and death, hospitalization, And new cases, And Looks like there is Plenty of people who They are willing to take advantage of them as they become available.