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28% of unvaccinated Americans would consider lying about their status to keep a job, survey finds

The survey conducted by Qualtrics also found that 32% of respondents ignored special signs that required unvaccinated people to wear a mask when entering a store or establishment. (Getty Images)

(NEXSTAR) – Is there any chance they are willing to take a dose of truth serum?

More than a quarter of unvaccinated workers in the US (28%) said they would consider lying about their immunization status – and possibly forging a document or two – to keep their jobs, A survey of 1,300 vaccinated and unvaccinated Americans found. .

Survey, made by Qualtrics, an experience management software company, also found that nearly the same percentage (25%) of adults – vaccinated or unvaccinated – know someone who has “lie or will say lie” about vaccinations to travel, eat at restaurants, or attend other types of activities or live events.

The findings come amid the Biden administration’s push for companies to 100 or more employees comply with OSHA emergency standards and ensure their workers are vaccinated against COVID-19 or adhere to weekly testing mandates. The mission is Temporarily blocked a few days after the announcement, although the Biden administration requested a court restore rules.

Meanwhile, only 23% of unvaccinated people who responded to a Qualtrics survey said they would be more willing to be vaccinated under federal regulations, while 52% said they would be less ready if they were vaccinated. asked to do so. (It should be noted that the Qualtrics survey was conducted in mid-October — after President Biden previewed the new requirements, but before they were officially announced by the White House.)

Among other results of the survey, Qualtrics found that 39% of unvaccinated people cited trust in the government for not receiving advice. Others said they were worried about possible side effects (38%), wanted more information (20%), had COVID (16%) or claimed to know someone with side effects ( 15%).

Nearly a third of unvaccinated people (32%) also revealed that they ignored special signs that required unvaccinated people to wear a mask when entering a store or business, according to the report. survey.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has offered many times the safety and effectiveness of the approved COVID-19 vaccine, and have determined that serious health problems from vaccination are rare.

These vaccines have undergone and will continue to undergo the most intensive safety scrutiny in US history, the CDC said on its website.

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Emma Bowman

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