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by Megan Brenan

Get the short version of Gallup's latest research on the coronavirus in this frequently updated summary, including links to all prior content.

U.S. employees worked remotely as much in September as they did over the summer. Nearly all want to continue that way, and their employers mostly seem amenable.

The percentage of U.S. adults who report they are fully or partially vaccinated increased six points over the last month to 75%, including the largest increase in Republicans' vaccination since April.

Over half of parents with children under 12 say they would get their child vaccinated against the coronavirus if such a vaccine were available.

by Jonathan Rothwell, Ph.D. and Dan Witters

Americans' estimates of both the risk of hospitalization due to COVID-19 and the efficacy of the vaccine for the disease vary widely by their political affiliation and vaccination status.

Majorities of U.S. adults are in favor of the main elements of President Joe Biden's plan that requires millions of U.S. workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

by Frank Newport

A slim majority of Americans favor employer vaccine mandates, but President Joe Biden faces challenges in efforts to further increase support.

The percentage of U.S. workers who say their employer is requiring employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 has doubled in the past month.

More Americans now disagree than agree that the CDC has communicated a clear plan about the coronavirus response. Ratings of President Joe Biden and governors are also less positive.

Majorities of Americans now favor requirements for proof of vaccination for business customers and employees.

The percentage of Americans who say the coronavirus situation in the U.S. is getting worse has surged to 68% from 45% in July and 3% in June.

Just under half of U.S. K-12 parents support universal masking in schools for both students and teachers. Significant proportions favor no masking at all.

Americans' economic confidence has fallen back to levels seen early this year, as more sense the economy is getting worse.

Nearly three-quarters of Americans remain satisfied with the quality of their oldest child's education, although they are less satisfied than they were before the pandemic began.

Nearly three-quarters of Americans remain satisfied with the quality of their oldest child's education, although they are less satisfied than they were before the pandemic began.

Americans' satisfaction with the direction of the U.S. has dropped to 23%, while mentions of COVID-19 as the nation's top problem surge.

Two-thirds of U.S. employees have strong opinions on employee vaccination requirements at their workplaces, with slightly more in favor than opposed.