64% of Marylanders say they’ll get vaccine ‘as soon as possible’, some still hesitant

The majority of Marylanders say they will get the coronavirus vaccine "as soon as possible," according to a newly released Goucher College poll.

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According to the poll, 64% said they will pursue the vaccine – a sharp increase from an October poll indicating that fewer than 50% would try to get the vaccine.

However, a number of respondents to the poll say they are still somewhat hesitant.

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Among the respondents to the newest poll, 15% said they will wait to see whether it’s working, while 18% said they would only get it if they they’re required to, or would not get the vaccine at all.

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In terms of the state’s vaccine distribution campaign, only one third or Marylanders polled thought the state was doing a good job, while 66 percent ranked their efforts as "fair" or "poor."

The college polled 725 adults in Maryland.