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Pharmacists Show Hesitancy in Getting Covid-19 Shots Right Away

Dec. 2, 2020, 8:25 PM

Roughly half of pharmacists surveyed nationwide said they would get a Covid-19 shot right away, even though a federal panel suggests health-care workers will be first in line to get inoculated for the virus.

A survey released Wednesday by the American Pharmacists Association found that about 80% of the 400 pharmacists who responded said they’d be willing to get a Covid-19 vaccination, but only 52% said they would get the vaccine “as soon as possible.”

The sample size of the late November survey is small, and the amount of pharmacists willing to get an immediate Covid-19 shot rose significantly since...

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