More Americans saying they will get a COVID-19 vaccine
Little by little, the percentage of Americans who say they're on board with getting a COVID-19 vaccine has gone up. The FDA could authorize Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use as early as Dec. 10.
more than 12 million cases of co vid 19 in our country now, news of a potential vaccine. We're in uncharted territory. The FDA could authorize Fighters Cove in 19 vaccine for emergency use as early as December 10th. A vaccine is one thing, but vaccinations are critical, and a recent Gallup Poll shows more than 40% of Americans say they would not get vaccinated. But that's down from 50% in September. I get it. I get the skepticism. Doctors Chris Parnell, Ceja Matthew and Mizuho Morrison weigh in. Look at what is known and what is available. The level of safety data that we do have to date to look at the fact that these trials have been done in thousands upon thousands of people. Typically, trials have much smaller enrollment banks. Certainly, there are still a number of questions. We'll protect the elderly. Was there a wide ethnicity group involved? What about our Children? How long will it last? But many doctors say the data is promising. It's incredible that you and I can talk about how we are probably at the verge of approving the first covert 19 vaccine, Pfizer says early data shows their vaccine has a 95% efficacy rate. Anything in above 60% in terms of vaccine efficiency or efficacy is fantastic news. At the end of the day, let's look at risk versus benefit Right. Risks are far greater of not allowing this vaccine out and the mortality that were anticipating. I'm Brit Conway reporting.