According to data provided by the service to CNN on Friday, nearly 40% of the US Marine Corps is reducing Covid-19 vaccination. This is the first vaccine to disclose the number of people accepted and rejected across the service.
As of Thursday, approximately 75,500 Marines have received vaccines, including fully vaccinated and partially vaccinated service personnel. Approximately 48,000 Marines chose not to receive vaccination, with a bias rate of 38.9%.
CNN has contacted other service agencies to obtain the acceptance rate and magnetic declination.
The corresponding vaccination acceptance rate in the Marine Corps is -61
No vaccine has been provided to another 102,000 Marines. The total number of the Marine Corps includes active duty, reserve duty and individual mobilization to reinforce the Marine Corps.
According to another set of data provided to CNN, the landslide rate at Camp Lejeune, one of the North Carolina Battalion Army bases, was much higher, reaching 57%. Of the 26,400 Marines provided for vaccination, 15,100 chose not to receive vaccination, including the Second Marine Expeditionary Force and the Eastern Marine Corps facility-Legang Camp. It is planned to provide vaccines to another 11,500 active-duty Marines.
Marine Corps spokesperson Colonel Kelly Frusher said in a statement: “We fully understand that widespread acceptance of the Covid-19 vaccine provides us with the best way to overcome this pandemic. Addressing this pandemic The key is to build confidence in the vaccine.”