40% of Russians strongly oppose the coronavirus vaccine

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40% of Russians strongly oppose the coronavirus vaccine
40% of Russians strongly oppose the coronavirus vaccine
15 January, 09:16Society
The number of Russians ready to receive the COVID-19 vaccine has grown slightly in two weeks, but their percentage is still far from the spring rates. Before the start of vaccination, 9% of citizens declared their readiness to be vaccinated, at the end of December - 13%.

Such data are provided by RBC, referring to the results of a survey by the Superjob portal. According to the study, the number of those who are sharply opposed to vaccination against coronavirus has slightly decreased - from 42% to 40%. According to analysts, opponents of the vaccine speak of mistrust of the vaccine, lack of information on test results, as well as side effects and contraindications.

“Rather ready” to be vaccinated 24% of respondents. Some of the respondents expect other vaccines to come into circulation, and if there was a choice, 21% of the survey participants would give preference to Sputnik V, and 10% to the Novosibirsk EpiVacCorona.

It's worth reminding that at the end of December, a third of the participants in another survey conducted by VTsIOM expected to be vaccinated by the end of this year, another quarter will be ready to be vaccinated in January-February next. Most of the survey participants stated that they were ready to be vaccinated only with the Russian vaccine. This opinion is shared by 84% of survey participants. 7% of the respondents were ready to be vaccinated with a foreign drug.

Mass vaccination started in Russia on December 5. So far, you can get vaccinated against coronavirus with a vaccine developed by the Gamaleya Research Center.

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