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Russia's already-stressed economy and institutions are facing more pressure amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

In the U.S., 66% of adults are dissatisfied with how the vaccination process is going.

About two-thirds of American adults say reducing the cost of healthcare is a "high" or the "highest" priority for the Biden administration and Congress.

Despite high risks of infection, front-line healthcare workers and first responders are no more likely to agree to become vaccinated against COVID-19 than other U.S. adults.

A diminished majority of 63% of Americans say the COVID-19 situation in the U.S. is getting worse. Worry about contracting the virus is stable.

Americans continue to be far more positive about their state governors' leadership on COVID-19 than President Trump's or the CDC's, but governors' ratings were down in December.

by Steve Crabtree and RJ Reinhart

A recent study by Gallup for the Center for the Future of Arizona identifies the sources of public health information most trusted by Arizonans, as well as specific factors influencing their decisions to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

by Jonathan Rothwell

New research from Franklin Templeton and Gallup explores how personality traits relate to adherence to public health guidelines, acceptance of vaccination and confidence in going out in public.

The percentage of Americans willing to receive a vaccine for COVID-19 was similar in December to the month prior. But there is a widening gap by party, with more widespread willingness among Democrats.

Despite major disruptions to Americans' lives and routines during the pandemic, U.S. adults' self-reported body weight is unchanged over the past year.

by Jonathan Rothwell

Results from the World Risk Poll show countries where more people worry about harm in daily life often have adopted stricter COVID-19 policies.

by Frank Newport

In their efforts to increase COVID-19 vaccine uptake, health experts need to understand why political groups differ in their willingness to be vaccinated.

Although 61% of Americans believe the U.S. healthcare system has major problems or is in a state of crisis, the percentage holding that view is the lowest it's been since 2001.

Governors in the U.S. continue to inspire more confidence than other political leaders -- or the CDC -- that they have a clear plan in response to the coronavirus.

Four aspects of public opinion and behavior will be particularly important to economic recovery from COVID-19 in 2021: public consumption, confidence against infection, support for in-person schooling and vaccine acceptance.

As the holidays approach, new Franklin Templeton-Gallup research finds that Americans are much less likely to wear a mask when indoors with non-household members than they are to wear one inside stores and other businesses.

Record-high levels of Americans are satisfied with the cost of their healthcare and rate their coverage positively.

Half of Americans say they are completely or mostly isolating from people outside their household, up from 38% last month and the highest level since May.

Nearly three-quarters of Americans say the U.S. coronavirus situation is getting worse. Worry about the availability of hospital supplies and treatment has risen 17 points since October.