Support for mandatory coronavirus vaccine keeps falling even as cases spike: Ipsos
|globalnews.ca 28 Nov 2020 at 07:08|
As well, even though 59 per cent say they would support mandatory vaccination, more than 70 per cent also say they feel nervous about taking a vaccine that was created and rolled out so quickly.
Sixty-nine per cent also cite the potential for long-term effects as a major concern.
“Until people actually get experience with a vaccine and they see what the effects have been on other people, and they’ve had a lot of reassurance from people that they trust, they’re going to be reluctant,” Bricker said.
“We see that reluctance start to grow, mostly because we’re getting closer to when a vaccine is probably going to be available.”
Coronavirus cases have been spiking across the country in recent weeks as the second wave of the pandemic tightens its grip, leading to mounting cases around the world.
Public health officials in Canada are urging people to stay home, limit their contacts as much as possible to their own household, and avoid any non-essential outings.