IQCE Policy Brief No. 13 by Sebastian Neumann-Böhme & Iryna SabatNow, we have it. Will we use it? New results from ECOS on the willingness to be vaccinated against COVID-19
10 January 2021
IQCE Policy Brief No. 13, January 2021: "Now, we have it. Will we use it? New results from ECOS on the willingness to be vaccinated against COVID-19" by Sebastian Neumann-Böhme & Iryna Sabat
• The willingness to get vaccinated against COVID-19 dropped between April (73.9%) and November
(60%) 2020 and is at a level that would make herd immunity through vaccination uncertain.
• Policy makers should now try to inform and convince the people who are still unsure about a vaccination (23%) against COVID-19 about the risks and benefits.
• The reason most frequently given for a vaccination was to protect the respondents own and family
members health, concerns revolve mainly around side effects and safety