Americans turn to a wide range of media outlets for political and election news, but Fox News and CNN stand out as especially common sources.
Despite the spread of the conspiracy theories, about three-quarters of U.S. adults say they have heard or read nothing at all about them.
More than half of these social media news consumers say they have encountered made-up news about COVID-19.
Hispanics are more concerned than Americans overall about the threat COVID-19 poses to Americans' health, their own finances and daily life.
Those most likely to say COVID-19 threatens day-to-day life live in urban areas in states that have seen relatively high numbers of cases.
77% of white evangelicals say they are at least somewhat confident that the president is doing a good job responding to the outbreak.
About half say they have seen at least some made-up news about the virus; 29% think it was created in a lab.
Majorities express confidence in how the CDC and state and local officials are responding to the outbreak.
A 46% plurality of U.S. adults say the president did something wrong regarding Ukraine and it was enough to justify his removal from office.
There are notable differences between white and black Democrats in news consumption habits and assessments of recent political events and figures in the news.