Republican- and Democratic-led states alike already require hundreds of thousands of citizens to be vaccinated against various diseases.
Unvaccinated Americans are less likely to be concerned about health effects of COVID-19 and to wear masks in businesses all or most of the time.
Looking at respondents to 2020 and 2021 surveys reveals differences in vaccination rates based on where people turned most for COVID-19 news.
Public polling estimates on COVID-19 vaccination have been within about 2.8 points, on average, of the CDC's calculated rate.
As the drive to inoculate more people continues, here are 10 facts about Americans and COVID-19 vaccines.
73% say they are vaccinated, but at least half express confusion, concern over vaccine information and health impacts.
Among 17 publics surveyed, those in Japan report the most negative assessment of how their country has handled the pandemic.
Latinos say they and their loved ones have faced widespread job losses and serious illness due to COVID-19. Yet satisfaction with the nation’s direction is at highest level in a decade as most say the worst of the pandemic is behind us.
In 2020 alone, the coronavirus was responsible for about 380,000 deaths and roughly 5.5 million years of lost life in the United States.
One year into the coronavirus pandemic, about a fifth of U.S. adults (21%) are experiencing high levels of psychological distress.