Meer Amerikaners sê nou dat hulle koronavirus-entstof sal kry te midde van stygende infeksies

Meer Amerikaners sê nou dat hulle koronavirus-entstof sal kry te midde van stygende infeksies

The number of Americans who say they are willing to get vaccinated for coronavirus increased in October to 58%, just before two new effective entstowwe were announced.

Faith in a coronavirus vaccine plummeted in September, with just 50% of Americans saying they would be open to the vaccine, but that number rebounded last month amid increasing infections nationwide.

Die Gallup polling, which was done between Oct. 19 en Nov.. 1, came just before the early trial results of two effective vaccines were released.

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Maandag, Moderna said its vaccine appears to be 94.5% effektief. Verlede week, Pfizer said its vaccine is 90% effektief.

Dr. Anthony Fauci said the extraordinary results were better than most people expected.

When I spoke to you last time and we were talking about vaccines, I told you that I would feel good if we had a 70% aan 75% effective vaccine, which if we combine that with public health measures, we could have an impact on the outbreak,” Fauci told NPR Dinsdag.

Ninety-four percent for this and more than 90% for the Pfizer candidate, to me, is a very, very important advance in our armamentarium of trying to stop this outbreak.

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Both Moderna and Pfizer are now seeking emergency use approval from the FDA, which means the vaccines could be available to certain groups by the end of 2020. Those most at risk to coronavirus will get the vaccine first, which includes groups like the elderly and health care workers.

Of the 42% of Americans who said they are not willing to get the vaccine, 37% said the rushed development is the main reason they feel that way. About a fourth, 26%, said they are waiting until it is confirmed to be safe, en nog een 12% said they just don’t trust vaccines in general.

News of the effective vaccines comes amid increasing cases nationwide. Meer as 11 million Americans have been infected and 246,965 have died from the disease, Volgens Johns Hopkins University data.

Meer as 1 million of those cases were counted in the past week.

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Volgens The COVID Tracking Project, 73,014 Americans are currently hospitalized.

Though the vaccines are good news, Fauci aan CNN gesê Sunday that hewould recommend to people to not abandon all public health measures just because you have been vaccinated.

Associated Press het bygedra tot hierdie verslag.

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