Roll up your sleeves Boris! According to polls, 58% would like the Prime Minister to take the coronavirus vaccine live on TV. Only 16% oppose it after Joe Biden announced he would set an example to reassure the public
- EXCLUSIVE: According to surveys, 58 percent would support PM getting a vaccine live on TV
- Only 16 percent were against the idea of setting an example that the shock is safe
- Joe Biden said he would be "excited" to be filmed if the vaccine is approved in the US
A large majority of Britons would like Boris Johnson to take the coronavirus vaccine live on TV, a poll revealed today.
Research for MailOnline found that 58 percent of the prime minister's confidence in security was shown by showing the bump on screen.
Only 16 percent were against the idea – although ministers raised concerns that they might jump in line.
The Redfield & Wilton Strategies poll came as US President-elect Joe Biden revealed he was ready to be filmed to get vaccinated.
Nicola Sturgeon and Matt Hancock are among the other British politicians who have said they would be ready if it reassured the public.
Research for MailOnline found that 58 percent of the prime minister's confidence in security was shown by showing the bump on screen
The Redfield & Wilton Strategies poll found that US President-elect Joe Biden (pictured) showed he was ready to be filmed to get vaccinated
The poll was conducted on Wednesday after the UK became the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer sting. About 35 percent “strongly” agreed that Mr. Johnson should be filmed, while another 23 percent were in favor.
Millions of cans are due in the country before Christmas, and hopes are high that other versions will soon be approved by regulators – crucial, including those developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca.
When asked if Mr Johnson would be ready to take a trick on television, his spokesman Allegra Stratton said: “We all know the character of the Prime Minister, I don't think he would rule it out.
"But we also know that he doesn't want to take a push that is intended for someone who is extremely vulnerable and clinically vulnerable and who should be facing him."
Mr. Hancock said the stunt "would be worth it" if he could convince people of its safety.
Mr. Sturgeon said, "If I thought it would help convince someone, I will."
In an interview with CNN, Mr Biden said he would be "happy" to be filmed if he receives the vaccine, if it is approved in the US. Barack Obama, George Bush and Bill Clinton have also said they would set an example.
"If (US Health Director Anthony) Fauci says we have a vaccine that is safe, I'll be in front of the public right now," said Biden.
"People have lost confidence in the vaccine's effectiveness …
& # 39; It matters what a president and a vice president do. I think my three predecessors set the model of what to do. & # 39;
Nicola Sturgeon (left) and Matt Hancock (right) are among the other British politicians who have said they would be ready if it reassured the public
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