Almost one-quarter of Americans remain vaccine-hesitant

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A study from Informa Pharma Intelligence and YouGov concluded that vaccine hesitancy remains a significant hurdle in the U.S. A separate study published in JAMA indicates vaccine hesitancy is falling. Specifically, the number of people who were suspicious about COVID-19 vaccines fell from 46% in October 2020 to 35% in March 2021.

Conversely, the Informa-YouGov survey from April 21 and 22 concluded that 23% of Americans were vaccine-hesitant. The study had 1,327 adult participants.

While approximately half of the U.S. public has received at least one vaccine dose, vaccinating the remainder of the eligible population could be a hurdle.

But the recent data from the Informa-YouGov survey indicate that achieving President Biden’s goal of providing at least one vaccine dose to 70% of the American adults by July 4 is at least feasible.

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