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53% Of Americans 'Very Likely' To Get Coronavirus Vaccine, Rasmussen Reports

53% Of Americans 'Very Likely' To Get Coronavirus Vaccine, Rasmussen Reports

A majority of American adults are ready and willing to receive a COVID-19 vaccine when one becomes available to the general public, according to a recent Rasmussen survey.

The survey of 1,000 adults was undertaken April 26-27 by way of randomized phone calls and an online questionnaire.

According to Rasmussen, the survey targeted a demographically diverse pool of respondents based on U.S. Census Bureau data.

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When asked “how likely are you to get the anti-COVID-19 vaccination when it becomes available?” 70% of respondents said they are “likely” to get the COVID-19 vaccine if and when it becomes available.

53% of those surveyed expressed greater enthusiasm, saying they are “very likely” to get the vaccine.

While Americans are awaiting news on a coronavirus vaccine, social media continues to be an emotional outlet for many Americans during the pandemic. 

In addition, 61% of Americans see coronavirus testing as the federal government's responsibility, and not the responsibility state and local governments.



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