65% of U.S. adults say that they have personally worn a mask in stores or other businesses all or most of the time in the past month.
Americans' views of how well the World Health Organization has dealt with the outbreak are sharply divided along partisan lines.
Black adults were much more likely than whites and somewhat more likely than Hispanic adults to frequently discuss the pandemic with others.
Black Americans stand out from other racial and ethnic groups in their attitudes toward key health care questions associated with the pandemic.
Polling finds public trust in medical scientists has increased but only among Democrats – while optimism about a vaccine is broadly shared.
Nearly a quarter of all U.S. deaths attributed to the coronavirus have been in just 12 congressional districts.
Relatively few Americans say they have tested positive for coronavirus antibodies, but many more believe they may have been infected.
About six-in-ten Americans believe social distancing measures are helping a lot to slow the spread of coronavirus in the nation.
Americans’ expectations for the year ahead include an effective treatment or cure for COVID-19, as well as a vaccine to prevent the disease.
People in this group are most likely to say the outbreak has been made too big of a deal and journalists have been exaggerating the risks.