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Only 49% Of Americans Would Get COVID-19 Vaccine Should Effective One Be Discovered, Poll Finds

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- A new poll found only 49% of Americans say they would get a COVID-19 vaccine should an effective one be discovered. The poll from The Associated Press found 31% of Americans aren't sure if they'd get the vaccine, and another 20% say they'd definitely refuse.

Forty-two percent of people who don't want a vaccine say they're concerned about catching COVID-19 from it.

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But most of the leading vaccine candidates don't contain the coronavirus itself, meaning there's no chance people could get infected from those shots.

The coronavirus has killed nearly 100,000 Americans.

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