Fewer Americans Oppose Getting COVID-19 Vaccines, New Poll Says
Only 20% of the U.S. adults are not likely to get a COVID-19 vaccine, a significant drop from 34% back in March, according to a poll from the Axios-Ipsos Index. Those who answered in hard opposition to getting the vaccine recorded a new low of 14%.
The poll also reported that 69% of Americans answered that they wear a mask sometimes or all the time.
According to the poll, the most important factor for the shift was neither the delta variant nor the FDA’s approval of the Pfizer vaccine – it was increased vaccine mandates from employers.
The report also says that the kids returning to school have also played a major role in changing their attitudes towards vaccines.
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