Millions of elderly Americans are still hunting for appointments to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Millions of younger Americans are waiting impatiently for their turn in line.
But there’s one group whose members are far more skeptical about the vaccine — and in some cases are actively refusing to get jabbed at all.
That group is Republicans, especially GOP men.
In a recent NPR/PBS/Marist survey, fully 49% of Republican men said they do not plan to get vaccinated — a higher share of refusers than any other demographic group. Among Democratic men, the number saying no was only 6%.