31% of U.S. adults say they discuss the outbreak with other people most of the time; another 13% say they talk about it almost all of the time.
Amy Mitchell (Pew Research Center), Philip Howard (University of Oxford), Jane Lytvynenko (Buzzfeed News) and Lori Robertson (Factcheck.org) discuss misinformation during the coronavirus outbreak, and ahead of the 2020 presidential election, as part of SXSW 2020's virtual sessions.
Also, a declining share of Republicans say the coronavirus is a major threat to health in the United States.
More Americans hold positive than negative views of the news media’s COVID-19 coverage, but Republicans and Democrats remain starkly divided.
Americans remain concerned that states will lift restrictions too quickly, but partisan differences widen
A majority of Americans continue to say their greater concern is that state governments will lift coronavirus-related restrictions on public activity too quickly.
A third of Americans experienced high levels of psychological distress during the coronavirus outbreak
Distress levels changed little overall from March to April, but this concealed considerable change at the individual level over this period.
The percentage who say journalists have exaggerated the risks of the outbreak has decreased notably in recent weeks.
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Americans with lower incomes are particularly likely to have concerns related to the digital divide and the digital “homework gap.”
Overall, 70% of U.S. adults favor allowing any voter to vote by mail if they want to.