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'Surprising' reason some young people are afraid to get Covid vaccine according to new study

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The reason some young people haven't gotten vaccinated for Covid has puzzled researchers. In Scotland, the adult age group with the lowest vaccination rate is the 18 to 29-year-olds.

The double vaccination rate is lowest in those aged 18 to 29 at 34 per cent with the rate increasing with age. Well Pharmacy commissioned research to explain the gap, reports Wales Online.

Their study revealed that one in six (17 per cent) of 18 to 25-year-olds are reluctant to be vaccinated because of 'needlephobia' - four times the figure in people 55 and up.Younger millennials and Gen Z appear more worried about the possible side effects of the jab.A further 30 per cent of under-35s fear an adverse reaction, compared to under four per cent of over-55s.All evidence suggests any such effects are mostly mild.Those who do suffer post-vaccine side effects claim they only saw a mild headache or fever, both of which are normal symptoms to be found after any vaccine.

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