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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
Public Opinion

Bolsonaro's Battle for Power

Podcast
Deep Dish Podcast

For Brazil’s President Bolsonaro, a consequence of mishandling COVID-19 could be losing the 2022 presidential election.

President Bolsonaro speaks to reporters
REUTERS
Global Politics

Despite Early Outbreak and Heavy Toll, Iranians are Proud of Iran's COVID-19 Response

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Running Numbers by Craig Kafura

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.

Man in Iran with mask
Javad Esmaeili
Public Opinion

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.

The image shows a large crowd, and nearly everyone is wearing masks.
Macau Photo Agency
COVID-19

After a Year of Pandemic, Global Public Opinion  Shows  Increasing Desire for Vaccine

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It has now been a year since many nations began to implement restrictions due to the pandemic. As the global health crisis drags into its second year, more people seek the vaccine as a way to return to normal.

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Global Public Opinion Shows Partial Return to Normalcy, Optimism

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COVID-19 cases are on the decline worldwide and in some countries, people are feeling hopeful as they recover aspects of their pre-COVID lives. 

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Partisanship Divides Americans on COVID-19 Vaccine Information

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Running Numbers by Craig Kafura

Most Americans trust the information they receive from medical experts, distrust what they see on social media, and there is a partisan divide on trusting information from the US government and media.

a medical professional prepares a vaccine syringe
Sam Moqadam
Public Opinion

COVID-19 Vaccine Availability Grows While Global Public Opinion Shows Continued Concern

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Even as the vaccine rollout continues, some nations consider greater restrictions and further lockdowns as case numbers increase.

Army Spc. Angel Laureano holds a vial of the COVID-19 vaccine, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
US Secretary of Defense
COVID-19

Why We Don’t Believe the Big City Obituary

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Bloomberg
Coauthors

Ivo Daalder, Samuel Kling, and Will Johnson examine a new poll showing metropolitan residents remain committed to cities amid the pandemic, but want solutions for the longstanding problems of urban life.

Pre-pandemic New York City
Luca Bravo
Global Cities

Global Public Opinion Shows Hope, Unease at Pandemic

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With vaccination efforts under way, some hope that the end of the pandemic is in sight, while others feel uneasy due to distribution issues and immense pressures on the health care system.

A health worker prepares for a procedure with a mask for COVID-19
SJ Obijo
Public Opinion