New survey shows over a third of U.S. adults worry that they or someone in their family will get flu, Covid-19, or RSV in next 3 months, but no consensus on which virus is more likely to cause severe illness.
Americans have less confidence in vaccines than they did just a year or two ago, and more people accept misinformation about vaccines and Covid-19, according to an APPC health survey.
There is wide variability in what the U.S. public knows about the seasonal flu and Covid-19, but some facts are much more strongly associated with an individual’s vaccination behavior, Annenberg surveys show.
In PNAS, APPC researchers identify factors that reflect public assessments of science and are associated with public support for increasing U.S. funding of science.
Many Americans don't know the rights protected in the First Amendment or basic facts such as the branches of government, the 2023 Annenberg Constitution Day Civics Survey finds.
People are more apt to recommend vaccination against RSV to a pregnant family member or friend, to protect the infant, if shown a chart of the FDA's rigorous approval process.
There are substantial gaps in knowledge about maternal health, according to new survey data. In addition, few people know that 988 is the new Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.
New survey-based research finds that adults who embraced a conspiratorial mindset in 2021 were more resistant to vaccinating a child against Covid-19 the following year.
RSV is a serious health threat, but a new survey from the Annenberg Public Policy Center finds that the public is ill-informed about it and unfamiliar with some common symptoms.
On average, corrections of misinformation in science did not succeed, but a new meta-analysis identifies political and psychological factors that make corrections more successful.