This roundup of findings shows public views about science-related issues and the role of science in U.S. society.
Americans give their country comparatively low marks for its handling of the pandemic – and people in other nations tend to agree.
There are widely held concerns about the safety and effectiveness of a possible vaccine and the pace of the approval process.
After months of living amid a pandemic, many Americans expect their lives to remain changed even after the COVID-19 outbreak is over.
Americans are following the president's statements on the COVID-19 pandemic less closely than a few months ago.
In several countries, favorable views of the U.S. are at their lowest point since the Center began polling on this topic two decades ago.
The share of Americans who say they know someone else who has been hospitalized or died due to COVID-19 has increased sharply since spring.
The spread of infectious diseases is the top concern in the U.S., UK, Japan and South Korea as global economic concerns grow.
There’s a 14-point gap between the shares of White and Black adults in the U.S. who say they have a great deal of confidence in scientists.
As the pandemic continues, a growing share of Americans say they are regularly wearing a face covering in stores and other businesses.