More women than men – 70% compared to 55% – said they worried the FDA would hasten approval of a vaccine, the survey found.
If the Kovid-19 vaccine was ready and available for free before the upcoming election, more than half of the respondents, 54%, said they would not get one, while 42% said they would. Breaking the numbers: Most independents (56%) and Republicans (60%) said they would not receive the Kovid-19 vaccine, but half of Democrats said they would.
However, 81% of those polled said they did not believe a coronavirus vaccine would be available before November 3.
Overall, 1 in 4 adults polled believe the FDA (39%) and CDC (42%) are “paying too much attention to politics” when it comes to reviewing and approving treatments for coronovirus and Speaks of issuing guidelines and recommendations, “KFF Poll reports
“Public skepticism about the FDA and the process to approve a vaccine is eroding public confidence before the vaccine begins,” KFF President and CEO Drew Altman said in a statement on Thursday.
KFF reported that three quarters of Republicans and a quarter of Democrats have at least one misconception, with 46% identifying as independents.
KFF’s executive director of public opinion and survey research, Mollyn Brody, said in a news release, “Criticizing the basic facts about whether a coronovirus can be prevented from spreading, where misinformation is easily shared and believed is.”
As Americans expressed growing distrust of federal health agencies, they split along party lines when it came to public health leaders such as Drs. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and Drs. Deborah Birex came to the coordinator. Of the White House Coronavirus Task Force.
The poll found that 86% of Democrats trusted Fauci to provide reliable information about coronoviruses, while 48% of Republicans reported trusting him. Overall, Fauci’s approval numbers have declined 10% since April.
On the other hand, the Birks received more support among Republicans than just 44% of Democrats who said they trusted them to provide reliable information about the virus.
The survey highlighted at least one optimistic trend on the epidemic front: an equal number of people, 38%, said “the worst is behind us” as stated “the worst is yet to come,” which the survey Compared to 74% of the respondents in April, who said in April “the worst is yet to come”.