Morning Consult examined how concern for COVID-19 has lessened globally and what health care companies and governments should be doing to prepare for the next crisis.

Daily surveys of 4,000 adults from varying companies and countries were conducted from July 22-30, 2023 alongside monthly surveys of roughly 1,000 adults across 18 countries from June 2022 to June 2023.

Key findings include:
1.) 19% of respondents said COVID-19 is no longer a threat.
— 37% of respondents said COVID-19 is a minor threat, followed by 36% who said it was a major threat.
— The percentage of people who said COVID-19 was a major threat decreased by 15 points from 2022.
2.) 51% of respondents said they trusted their government a lot/trust their government some.
3.) 49% of respondents said they slightly trust/don’t trust their government at all.
4.) 31% of American respondents thought favorably of U.S. COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers.
— 53% of Brazilian respondents thought favorably of U.S. COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers, followed by Mexico (51.6%) and Canada (33.3%).
5.) 76% of respondents in India said they trust the healthcare industry, followed by the United Kingdom (40%), Mexico (38%), France (36%), and the United States (32%).

Read the full report here

Heidy Modarelli handles Growth & Marketing for IPR. She has previously written for Entrepreneur, TechCrunch, The Next Web, and VentureBeat.
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