Who blames the COVID surge for unvaccinated Americans?This is what was found in the poll


Most unvaccinated Americans do not blame the recent surge in COVID-19 cases across the United States, but instead blame international travelers, mainstream media, and President Joe Biden.

Axios / Ipsos poll Of the unvaccinated people announced on Tuesday, 37% are traveling to the United States from other countries, 27% (mainstream media), 23% (Americans traveling to other countries), 21 It turns out that they are blaming% (Bidden) and 10% (unvaccinated).

Meanwhile, of the vaccinated respondents, 79% accused them of not being vaccinated, 36% (former President Donald Trump), 33% (conservative media), and 30% (people traveling to the United States). , 25% (Americans travel abroad).

The survey was conducted from July 30th to August. Based on a sample of 2999 adults. The margin of error is plus or minus 3.0 to 3.4 percentage points.

“It’s purely political in nature,” he said. Cliff Young, President of Ipsos US Public Affairs. “For unvaccinated people, it only reinforces the existing false belief system.”

“At this point we are working on a serious false alarm wall that is clouding the facts.” “Resistant groups … the only way to reach them when they reach them is strict policy. It’s a strict duty, “Young said.

Overall, 21% of respondents said they would not be vaccinated, and Republicans, high school graduates and younger, and African Americans are less likely to be vaccinated.

Polls hesitate to vaccine Delta variant, This is a major strain found in India and now prevalent in the United States.

COVID-19 cases nationwide According to The New York Times, hospitalizations have increased by 83% over the same period as August 3, with an increase of 142% in the last two weeks.

Some officials have expressed concern that cross-border immigrants from other countries are spreading COVID-19 in the United States.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott Issued an executive order The Texas Tribune reported last week that it ordered authorities to pull out drivers to transport migrants because of the risk of COVID-19. This order allows the Texas Department of Public Safety to “return these vehicles to their original location or port of entry, or seize them if the driver does not comply.”

According to the publication, supporters condemned the order and said racial profiling would be possible.

Governor of Iowa Kim Reynolds He also pointed out that unvaccinated migrants were “part of the problem” with an increasing number of cases of coronavirus, the Des Moines Register reported.

“Part of the problem is that the southern border is open, there are 88 countries crossing the border, they are not vaccinated because they do not have vaccines, and they are scattered all over the country,” Reynolds said. Mr. says. , According to the publication.

Biden administration too Updated Public Health Order Politico reported that it was used under the Trump administration, which allowed border guards to send back migrants who arrived at the border without seeking asylum.