One in 10 Russians is ready to quit when forced to be vaccinated
2021-07-06 01:47

One in 10 Russians is ready to quit when forced to be vaccinated

One in ten Russians is ready to quit his job if his employer insists on coronavirus vaccination, RIA Novosti reports citing a report by the research center of the service. More than 1.7 thousand respondents from all regions of the country took part in the survey.

"Among the working population, 32% of respondents do not plan to get vaccinated at all, while 10% are ready to quit if their employer demands compulsory vaccination," the study says.

The most categorical are young employees under the age of 24 - 38% of them are ready to change jobs if they are forced to be vaccinated. Among the reasons for refusal they name fear of health consequences and lack of confidence in the effectiveness of vaccination.

Another 24% of respondents say that they are afraid of side effects, 15% don't trust Russian medicine and 13% know that people who have been vaccinated get ill too. 9% of respondents say that the period of vaccine validity is too short, 7% are against any form of coercion, 2% are not afraid of getting sick and are confident that they can cope by themselves, and 1% are waiting for access to a foreign vaccine. Eleven percent do not plan to be vaccinated because of antibodies.

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Author: Karina Kamalova