Most Americans continue to worry about contracting coronavirus. They prioritize protecting the public from COVID-19’s health effects over protecting it from the virus’s economic impact by 62 percent to 38 percent. Even those who have personally experienced being laid off from work narrowly say protection from the virus’ health impact is more important than protecting the country from the economic impact. Many opinions have changed little…

This week, favorable opinions of the World Health Organization have dropped 12 points, though the public remains positive towards WHO. Favorable opinions have slipped across the board — but only among Republicans did unfavorable views significantly increase (57% to 63%). Independents, who were favorably inclined toward the WHO last week, are now closely divided.