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Majority of Americans plan to delay COVID vaccine or not get it at all

Nearly a third plan to get it as soon as possible.

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Vaccine administration in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Dec. 23
Vaccine administration in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Dec. 23
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Updated: December 25, 2020 - 2:51pm

The Facts Inside Our Reporter’s Notebook

A majority of American voters have no plans to get the COVID-19 vaccine right away, with a sizable percentage of that group saying they will never get it at all, according to a new Just the News Daily Poll with Scott Rasmussen.

Among voters, 65% said they will either "wait and see how it works," that they're "in no particular hurry," or that they "will never take the COVID vaccine." 

Just under a third, meanwhile—31%—expressed a wish to be vaccinated "as soon as possible," while 4% were undecided. 

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Which of the following best describes your attitude about taking the recently approved COVID vaccine?
Just the News Daily Poll
With Scott Rasmussen

 

COVID-19 vaccine doses began rolling out  in the U.S. this month, with frontline healthcare workers and vulnerable elderly populations among the first to receive the novel new medicine. 

Click here to see this poll's cross-demographic tabulations.

To see this poll's methodology and sample demographics, click here.