About a quarter of Americans said they were not going to accept a vaccine against coronavirus

About 25% of Americans are not going to accept a vaccine against coronavirus, if it will be invented. This is evidenced by the survey conducted from 13 to 19 may, the Agency Reuters and Ipsos sociological service.

Interest in the vaccine was expressed by less than two-thirds of the respondents, the Agency said. Reuters interviewed experts noted that this amount is not enough to develop the so-called herd immunity – for this you need to vaccinate at least 70% of the population.

One third of respondents who said they were not going to take the vaccine, he changed his mind would be if the United States Agency for sanitary inspection behind quality of foodstuff and medicines (FDA) affirmed its safety. According to Reuters, this may indicate that the citizens ‘ concern because of the haste with which the pharmaceutical companies trying to produce the vaccine.

An online survey was conducted in the USA among 4428 adult respondents from the 13th-19th of may. Sampling error does not exceed 2%.

Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan. March 11, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

According to information of the American Johns Hopkins University, in the world of coronavirus has infected more than 5 million people, including more than 329 thousand died, more than 1.9 million recovered.

In the United States since the beginning of the epidemic ill more than 1.56 million people, about 94 thousand of them died, 294 thousand were cured.

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