The coronavirus pandemic is the most complex and multifaceted threat that leaders in public health, politics and business have faced in the 21st century, with major ramifications for financial markets, governments and the ties that bind our society, such as athletics, the arts and the constitutional right to elect the people who represent us.
To date, there have been more than 495,000 COVID-19 cases worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University, including more than 75,000-plus in the United States. The outbreak in Wuhan, China, was first reported on Dec. 31, 2019, with the first confirmed case in the United States coming Jan. 21, 2020.
Morning Consult has been tracking public concerns over the coronavirus outbreak since Jan. 24. We’ll be updating this page every week with new data and information. Each data point is pulled from a survey of roughly 2,200 U.S. adults and holds a margin of error of 2 percentage points.
Yusra Murad and Eli Yokley contributed.