Many facets of U.S. work and life have had to adapt to changes resulting from the outbreak of the coronavirus -- and this includes how Gallup polls Americans every day. What are the challenges of collecting data during an international health crisis? And what have we found in the thousands of interviews we have done since the beginning of the pandemic?
There is no consensus among Americans on when they would feel ready to return to normal life after the coronavirus outbreak.
Fifty-nine percent of Americans say they can follow social distancing guidelines "as long as is necessary" before experiencing financial hardship, up five percentage points over a two-week period.
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