Residents of Moldova trust the Sputnik V vaccine more than other drugs for vaccination against COVID-19, according to a survey presented on Monday by the IMAS Institute for Marketing and Research.
Residents of Moldova were asked how much they trust the existing vaccines against coronavirus, 42% of respondents said they did not trust vaccines against COVID-19 at all.
At the same time, 31% of respondents said they trust the Russian vaccine Sputnik V, another 10% of respondents are ready to trust vaccines created in the West (Pfizer and AstraZeneca). In turn, 9% of respondents noted that they trust any vaccine. The remaining 8% of participants were unable to answer the question.
The poll was conducted from 9 to 23 March, 1115 people took part in it, the margin of error is 3%.
The Medicines Agency of Moldova at the end of February registered three vaccines against coronavirus – Pfizer, AstraZeneca and Sputnik V. To date, vaccination in the country is carried out only with the first two drugs received free of charge.
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