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Trust in COVID-19 vaccines aligns with political parties, new national study finds

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Republicans and Democrats who trust Joe Biden and Dr. Anthony Fauci to manage the pandemic are significantly more likely to seek a COVID-19 vaccine than those who trust President Donald Trump, according to a poll that has been tracking trust in public leaders since April.

Paradoxically, more Democrats (65 percent) who express higher faith in the president’s management of the health crisis would seek a vaccine than his fellow Republicans (53 percent).

The findings defy perceived political tribalism and suggest that some voters identify with one party in name only.

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