Attitudes towards vaccines and intention to vaccinate against COVID-19: Implications for public health communications

Data were cross-sectional and from 32,361 adults in the UCL COVID-19 Social Study among UK adults.Overall, 14% of respondents reported unwillingness to receive a vaccine for COVID-19, whilst 23% were unsure. The attitudinal and behavioural barriers to being unsure about receiving a COVID-19 vaccine and not intending to receive one were largely overlapping; 1) did not get a flu vaccine last year, 2) poor adherence to COVID-19 government guidelines, 3) concerns about the unforeseen future effects of vaccines, and 4) and general mistrust in the benefits and safety of vaccines. The Lancet Regional Health Europe

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