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Study: More and more people want to be vaccinated against corona

Berlin - According to a study, the willingness to be vaccinated against the corona virus has increased in several countries. In surveys in Germany, Great Britain and France in February, significantly more people than in December stated that they could imagine a corona vaccination, according to a study published on Monday by the consulting firm KekstCNC. A total of people in six industrialized nations were interviewed.

The increase in vaccination readiness was greatest in Great Britain: According to KekstCNC, 89 percent of those surveyed said they wanted to be vaccinated against the coronavirus - that was 19 percentage points more than in December. In Germany, too, the consulting firm recorded a significantly higher level of approval for corona vaccinations: In December, 63 percent of the Germans surveyed said they would be open to a corona vaccination, but in February it was already 73 percent.

Willingness to vaccinate least in France

In Sweden, the willingness to vaccinate rose from 53 percent to 76 percent, in the USA the jump was six percentage points to 64 percent. In Japan, 64 percent of survey participants said they had a positive attitude towards a corona vaccination, compared with only 50 percent in December.

According to the study, the willingness to vaccinate is lowest among the six states in France. There, 59 percent of those surveyed said they wanted to be vaccinated against the corona virus - but at least 19 percentage points more than in December.

Many of the respondents were critical of the course of the vaccination campaign in their countries. The British were most satisfied. 76 percent of UK respondents said the pace at which their government launched the vaccination campaign was "just right". In Germany only 28 percent described the course of the vaccination campaign as “just right”. In the US it was 32 percent, in France 22 percent and in Sweden 20 percent.