A plurality of voters, as well as a majority of Republicans and independents, are “not confident” coronavirus vaccines are “necessary and appropriate” for children, a Convention of States Action/Trafalgar Group survey released Tuesday found.
The survey asked likely voters, “How confident are you that the COVID-19 vaccines are necessary and appropriate for children ages 5-12?”
Overall, a plurality, or 48.2 percent, expressed low confidence. Of those, 38.4 percent said they are “not confident at all.” While just over nine percent said they are “not sure,” 42.2. percent expressed confidence.
Of those, 28 percent are “very confident that vaccines are appropriate and necessary for children.
Opinions are sharply divided on party lines. Democrats express the most confidence in the necessity of children receiving the coronavirus