Two-thirds of Americans willing to get flu shot, but misconceptions still abound, Walgreens survey finds

Forty-seven percent of participants did not understand that flu shots can not assist avoid COVID-19.

Thirty percent of participants thought they can get the flu from a flu shot, and 18 percent are uncertain.

Katie Adams –
Thursday, October 8th, 2020
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The study gathered reactions from 2,043 Americans age 18 and older from Aug. 4-6. Here are 5 of its other noteworthy findings:.

Seventy-two percent of Americans said they would probably or absolutely receive a flu shot during the present flu season, according to outcomes launched Oct. 8 from a study performed by The Harris Poll on behalf of Walgreens.

Thirty-two percent of respondents stated they are more likely to get the flu vaccine this influenza season than in previous years. Sixty-one percent of participants because group mentioned wishing to do all they can to remain healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic as their inspiration.

If they got the influenza, thirty percent of respondents believed antibiotics would make them much better.

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Twenty-nine percent of participants stated they normally do not receive an influenza shot due to the fact that they believe they can get the flu even when theyre vaccinated against it.

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