Half On Dating Sites Demand To See COVID Vax Status First

BRASILIA, BRAZIL - MARCH 13:   A couple wearing protective masks kisses at the Asa Norte Regional Hospital (HRAN) on March 13, 2020 in Brasilia, Brazil. According to Health Ministry Brazil has confirmed 77 cases of coronavirus. (Photo by Andre Coelho/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • The COVID-19 pandemic has caused some Americans who use dating sites and apps to look for a new compatibility clue: Their prospective match’s vaccination status.
  • Among U.S. adults who have used a dating site or app in the past year, about half (47%) say it has been at least somewhat important to them that the profiles they look at include someone’s COVID-19 vaccination status, according to a July Pew Research Center survey.

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