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Trying to get a Covid vaccine with needle phobia – BBC News

Trying to get a Covid vaccine with needle phobia – BBC News

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Adam wants to get his Covid vaccine - but an extreme fear of needles is holding him back. The 23-year-old says it's not the pain he's afraid of, but the thought of the injection itself - and the needle piercing his skin. "It feels like you have no way out, you can't do anything, your heart rate's pushing 200, you can't focus on anything… it’s about a pathological fear of needles." A recent Oxford University survey of more than 15,000 adults in the UK suggests needle phobia accounts for about 10% of Covid vaccine hesitancy. The survey also suggests reluctance to get the Covid jab is generally a bit higher in younger people and some ethnic minority groups. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog #Vaccine #Covid #BBCNews