Seven out of 10 Americans say they will “definitely or probably” get a COVID-19 vaccine, a new survey has found.
The new statistic — 71 percent — is a considerable jump from September, when 63 percent said they’d get the jab, according to a poll Tuesday from the Kaiser Family Foundation.
The nonprofit health research organization surveyed 1,676 adults amid fears from experts that not enough Americans trust the coronavirus vaccine.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious diseases expert, has said around 75 to 80 percent of the population would need to be vaccinated to achieve herd immunity….
Biden ands Harris vaccine shots….
President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris should get the new COVID-19 vaccineas quickly as possible, Dr. Anthony Fauci said on Tuesday.
“For security reasons I really feel strongly that we should get them vaccinated as soon as we possibly can. We want him fully protected as he enters into the presidency in January. So, that would be my strong recommendation,” Fauci, the nation’s top infectious diseases expert, said on ABC’s “Good Morning America.”
He also urged President Trump to get the coronavirus vaccine even though he recovered from a bout with the disease in October.
“If he were asking me, I would recommend that he do that, as well as Vice President [Mike] Pence. You still want to protect people who are very important to our country right now,” Fauci said….