The percentage of Americans who say they will never get vaccinated against the coronavirus has dropped to a new low, according to a new poll.
The Axios-Ipsos poll published on Tuesday found 20 percent of Americans said they either are not very likely or not likely at all to receive a vaccine. That represents a new low in the survey and is down from a combined 34 percent in March and 23 percent two weeks ago, Axios noted.
The factors driving down vaccine hesitancy, the survey found, were a surge in delta variant cases, the return of children to schools in recent days and the Food and Drug Administration’s granting of full approval for the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine earlier this month.
“Schools, organizations, companies, governments implementing mandates are forcing people to deal with them,” Cliff Young of Ipsos said in an analysis published with the survey’s results. “That’s what going on.”