The movement of people across borders has halted in much of the world as countries close their borders in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Responses to cable news coverage and the pandemic vary notably among Americans who identify Fox News, MSNBC or CNN as their main source of political news.
Looking at household living arrangements in 130 countries and territories may shed light on how coronavirus-related quarantines are being felt.
A majority of Americans are turning to digital means to stay connected and track information about the coronavirus outbreak.
Nearly one-in-five U.S. adults say they have had a physical reaction at least some or a little of the time when thinking about the outbreak.
Nearly nine-in-ten U.S. adults say their life has changed at least a little as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, including 44% who say their life has changed in a major way.
Nearly one-in-four U.S. workers are employed in the industries most likely to feel an immediate impact from the COVID-19 outbreak.
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.
More than half of these social media news consumers say they have encountered made-up news about COVID-19.