Most Americans See Politics Driving COVID-19 Vaccine Approval Process

Seventy-eight percent of Americans worry the COVID-19 vaccine approval process is being driven more by politics than science, according to a new survey from STAT and the Harris Poll, a reflection of concern that the Trump administration may give the green light to a vaccine prematurely. The response was largely bipartisan, with 72 percent of Republicans and 82 percent of Democrats expressing such worries, according to the poll, which was conducted last week and surveyed 2,067 American adults. Read more.