Unfavorable views of China reach new historic high, and a majority supports taking a tougher stand on human rights.
A look at the Americans who believe there is some truth to the conspiracy theory that COVID-19 was planned
Most Americans (71%) have heard of a conspiracy theory that alleges that powerful people intentionally planned the coronavirus outbreak.
Republicans remain far less likely than Democrats to view COVID-19 as a major threat to public health
Republicans and Democrats remain far apart in their views of the threat to public health posed by the coronavirus outbreak.
65% of Americans say the option to vote early or absentee should be available to any voter without requiring a documented reason.
As the U.S. copes with multiple crises, partisans disagree sharply on severity of problems facing the nation
Democrats are generally far more likely than Republicans to view several concerns, including COVID-19, as very big problems in the country.
70% of Americans say the core strategies for containing COVID-19 are well understood, even though studies have yielded conflicting advice.
37% of those ages 18 to 29 say they moved, someone moved into their home or they know someone who moved because of the outbreak.
Three Months In, Many Americans See Exaggeration, Conspiracy Theories and Partisanship in COVID-19 News
After three months of news and information, 64% of U.S. adults say the CDC mostly gets the facts about the outbreak right; 30% say the same about President Trump and his administration.
Views on why Black Americans face higher COVID-19 hospitalization rates vary by party, race and ethnicity
While the CDC has pointed to some possible factors that may be contributing to this pattern, the public is divided in its perceptions.
Associate Director for International Research Methods Patrick Moynihan explored the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on survey research globally as part of an online conference hosted by the Centre for Social Research and Methods at Australian National University.