Will Australians baulk at a COVID-19 vaccine?

A survey suggests potentially higher acceptance compared with other similar countries

About 5% of Australians say they would not get a COVID-19 vaccine if one ever becomes available and another 10% are indifferent, a study suggests.

But objections to being given a vaccine in Australia are rarer than in the US or France, which researchers attribute to good trust in the Federal Government’s response to the pandemic.

The palpable threat of coronavirus, compared with other infectious