Only half of Israelis want a third COVID-19 vaccine shot - survey

July 31, 2021

When looking at those under the age of 60, only 47% said they would take the shot.Michal Grinstein-Weiss (Credit: Courtesy) “We decided, ‘yalla,’ even before the Food and Drug Administration, and I think the Health Ministry thought there would be more inclination” to get the shot, Grinstein-Weiss said.There are several reasons why there could be a decline in willingness to get the jab, according to the survey.When it comes to children, parents are most concerned that health officials still do not know the long-term impact of the vaccine.Michal Grinstein-Weiss (Credit: Courtesy) “People are much more afraid of the economic impact [of the virus] than the health impact,” Grinstein-Weiss said.