As the U.S. confronts the coronavirus outbreak, Americans continue to rate a wide range of federal agencies favorably, including two at the forefront of dealing with COVID-19.
While 43% of Americans say the new coronavirus most likely came about naturally, nearly three-in-ten say it most likely was created in a lab.
Older Americans are more likely than younger adults to feel their health is at risk, while younger people are focused on economic threats.
Older adults tend to account for large shares of both poll workers and voters in general elections in the United States.
Nearly seven-in-ten registered voters say postponing state primary elections has been a necessary step to address the coronavirus outbreak.
Republicans and Democrats have similar views on some aspects of the coronavirus outbreak, though areas of significant disagreement remain.
71% of U.S. adults say they are confident that medical centers in their area can handle the needs of seriously ill people during the pandemic.
Sharply growing majorities of Americans say the outbreak poses a major threat to the health of the U.S. population and the nation’s economy.
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.