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As Vaccination Campaigns Continue Around the World, Restrictions Lift and Optimism Spreads

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Some countries, now awash in vaccines, are looking abroad to help other countries combat the pandemic. For those with slower rollouts, the fight against the pandemic continues.

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With Normalcy Returning in Some Places, Global Public Opinion Shows a Degree of Anxiety

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While coronavirus restrictions are being incrementally removed in certain countries, some people are feeling concern at returning to the activities that had characterized their pre-pandemic lives.

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As Virus Rages Unevenly, Global Public Opinion Shows Divergent Attitudes

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Although cases have declined significantly in Europe, the United States, and much of East Asia, the pandemic remains a major threat in South America, India, and several other nations around the world.

An NHS ad in a UK subway appeals commuters to get vaccinated.
John Cameron
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Amid Surges and Vaccine Issues, Global Public Opinion Shows Crisis is not Over

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Following high profile pauses to the AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson vaccines, as well as surging cases in different parts of the world, it is clear that the gains in some countries do not signal an end to the pandemic.

Abdul Goni
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Despite Rejoining the Paris Agreement, Polling Shows US Experts Divide on Climate Issues

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Although the Biden administration has taken steps to address climate change, US policymakers and elites are split on the issue's threat level.

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Patrick Hendry
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As the World Celebrates Earth Day, Americans are Divided on the Threat of Climate Change

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Council surveys find an American public split on the threat of climate change but open to cooperative efforts to limit its effects.

Amid a crowd of people, someone holds a sign that says "There is no Planet B"
Li-An Lim
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As Rollouts Vary and Issues Arise, Global Public Opinion Shows Vaccine Anxiety

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With high-profile suspensions of the AstraZeneca and Johnson and Johnson vaccine, fear of potential side effects and uneven efficacy of vaccine rollouts are causing concern for some.

Traffic cones mark parking areas for COVID-19 vaccination sites.
Joshua Hoehne
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As Iran and the United States Negotiate, Both Publics Support Original JCPOA

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As the United States and Iran work on a path back to the Iran nuclear deal, what do Americans and Iranians think about the agreement?

Iran deal talks in Vienna, 2021
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Despite Early Outbreak and Heavy Toll, Iranians are Proud of Iran's COVID-19 Response

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Council and IranPoll surveys find that Iranians and Americans think the United States handled COVID-19 poorly, while Iranians are proud of their country’s response.

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Javad Esmaeili
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As Vaccinations Increase, Global Public Opinion Shows Varied Sentiments

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Outbreaks continue to emerge even as vaccinations increase; some countries feel safe to engage in more normal activities while others introduce new restrictions.

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