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No, 68% of Americans Do Not Think a Vaccine is Needed Before Returning to Normal Life

A misleading CNN headline set off a social media storm. Here’s what the data actually says.

Sens. Richard Burr (R) and Tim Kaine (L) displaying the actions Americans will do to resume normal activities, May 12, 2020 (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

On May 11, CNN posted a story to its website headlined “68% of Americans say a coronavirus vaccine is needed before returning to normal life, a new survey finds.” A…

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Nicholas Grossman

Nicholas Grossman

Senior Editor at Arc Digital. Poli Sci prof (IR) at U. Illinois. Author of “Drones and Terrorism.” Politics, national security, and occasional nerdery.