Former President recommends that people get the vaccine, even as a poll shows that about half of Republican men are reluctant to be inoculated. On Tuesday, a Fox News host, who called in, whether he would “recommend to our audience that they get the vaccine,” noting that . I would, I would recommend it, and I would recommend it to a lot of people that don’t want to get it, and a lot of those people voted for me, frankly,” Trump said, adding that “we have our freedoms and we have to live by that, and I agree with that also.” The most likely group to say they wouldn’t get the vaccine are , according to recent polling from PBS NewsHour, NPR, and Marist.
In a , people nationwide were asked whether they would choose to get vaccinated if a coronavirus shot was available. , the highest of any group.
By comparison, 30% of all U.S. adults , including 11% of Democrats and 41% of Republicans. Only 10% of President Joe Biden’s supporters , versus 47% of Trump supporters.
According to reports earlier this month, at the White House in January. Other political leaders have been vaccinated in to encourage more people to get the shot once they’re eligible.
Earlier this In Trump’s February speech attendees: “Everybody, go get your shot.” Initial data has shown among those vaccinated in the U.S. so far, with Black and Latinx people being vaccinated at lower and death from COVID-19. While much attention has been surrounding vaccine hesitancy among Black Americans, mainly owing to , the recent poll showed only 25% of Black Americans said they wouldn’t get the vaccine, compared with 28% of white people.