One in seven Americans have dumped a friend over their Covid vaccine status

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Your vaccine status now not only determines where you can work and travel, it can also determine how many friends you have.

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A new survey has found that one in seven people have ended friendships in the US based on whether their friend has been vaccinated against the coronavirus.

A September OnePoll survey of 1,000 respondents found that 14 percent of those asked said the reason they left their friends was because they had no intention of making fun of them.

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Of those who were vaccinated, most considered their former friends to be “completely anti-vaxxers.” Among those who have been vaccinated, some believe that those who have not taken the jab could put them and others at risk.

The reasons why the poll didn’t find the vaccine included thinking it didn’t work to being concerned about side effects.

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More than 60 percent of those interviewed felt “very confident” about choosing to be vaccinated for COVID, with only 33 percent feeling “very confident” about not getting the shot.

When asked where they get their information about COVID-19 vaccines, 45 percent cited the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as their source, while 19 percent used social media to get their coronavirus information. turned to the media.

friend Star Jennifer Aniston announced in August that she, too, had lost friends to the COVID vaccine, criticizing those affected by “fear and hype”.

“There is still a large group of people who are anti-vax or simply don’t listen to the facts. This is a real shame. I’ve Lost A Few People In My Weekly Routine Who’ve Refused Or Not Revealed [whether or not they had been vaccinated], and it was unfortunate,” she told InStyle, noting that we have a “moral and professional obligation” to share our vaccination status.

According to a OnePoll poll conducted on September 2, 81 percent of Democrats have been vaccinated, 64 percent of Republicans have been vaccinated and 69 percent of independents have been vaccinated.

Credit: www.independent.co.uk / anti-vaxxers

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