Half of parents would get their children vaccinated against coronavirus

Half of parents would get their children vaccinated against coronavirus

It comes from a survey of nearly 1,000 people conducted by YouGov

A survey shows that more than half of parents with children are willing to have them vaccinated against Covid-19 if jabs are offered to under-18s, .

A YouGov poll of 938 parents with children aged 17 or under found that 53% would get their child vaccinated, rising to 59% of parents who have already had, or were planning to get, the jab themselves.

However, almost one in five of all parents say that they would not vaccinate their children, while another 29% were unsure.

Even among those having the vaccine themselves, 29% of parents were uncertain about jabbing their offspring, while 12% say they would not do it.

Among those parents refusing the vaccine for themselves or who were undecided, 2% would get their children vaccinated, 24% were unsure and 74% would not.

Published: by Radio NewsHub

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