Poll shows 61 percent of Americans likely to take COVID-19 vaccine

Our findings come as the former presidents commit to vaccination, and amid spiking hospitalizations and deaths.

Former U.S. presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton say they will take an FDA-approved coronavirus vaccine as soon as it is available. Will you?

A National Geographic and Morning Consult poll finds 61 percent of Americans surveyed are likely to do so as well. Of the 2,201 Americans polled, 37 percent responded “very likely” and 24 percent “somewhat likely.” Another 11 percent said “somewhat unlikely” and 19 percent “very unlikely.” Ten percent of respondents said they didn’t know. (The categories of responses were rounded to the nearest percentage).

Men who were polled were more likely (69 percent) to say they would take the vaccine than women (51 percent), with nearly 1 in 4 women responding “very unlikely.” Sixty-two

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