Vaccinated Canadians less willing to get more booster shots: Survey


Canadians are more hesitant about getting the next round of COVID-19 vaccine booster doses, according to the new Investigation..

According to a survey by Angus Reid released on July 18, 17% of Canadians who said they had received one or two COVID-19 vaccines said they would receive another vaccine, three in five. (60%) is the number.

Overall, 3 out of 5 Canadians (61%) said they were ready to take the next shot when they were eligible.

For those who have three or more shots, the willingness to continue boosting remains high.

According to polls, for those who have already received 4 doses, 93% would like to get a 5th booster shot if available. For those who took three doses, 67% said they would take another, but 22% were uncertain and 11% did not.

Three in five Canadians (62%) say they are willing to get the COVID-19 vaccine once a year, wherever necessary, assuming recommended by doctors and public health authorities. increase. I’m confused.

Polls also believe that keeping up with vaccinations is not effective in protecting them from infection, serious illness, or death, a “significant minority” (22 percent) of Canadians. Reported. The percentage is high for men under 55 (59%) and lowest for women over 54 (12%).

During the pandemic, Canada had some of the highest vaccination rates in the world, with 85 percent of eligible individuals receiving at least one COVID-19 vaccine, according to the latest government data.

Bogdan Diordiev


Bogdan Diordiev is a Calgary-based reporter.