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Survey Shows Parents Are More Hesitant to Get Vaccines for Their Kids

Between February 5 and March 1, researchers from Northwestern, Harvard, Northeastern, and Rutgers Universities surveyed more than 19,700 individuals to determine whether parents are more skeptical of coronavirus vaccines than other adults. The survey results show parents are more hesitant about getting the coronavirus vaccine for themselves and their children than those without children across different socioeconomic and demographic groups, with young mothers driving the gap.