Health Populi December 3, 2021
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

Approaching nearly two years into the pandemic, nearly one-half of Americans cite viruses and COVID-19 as the top health problem facing the U.S.

In a Gallup poll published 30 November, COVID-19 (is) Still Widely Named as Biggest U.S. Health Problem,

I added the “Is” to Gallup’s press release title because the proportion of people in America citing the coronavirus as the top health care problem facing the nation fell by about one-third — from 69% of health citizens to 47%.

At the same time, the percentage of peopled most concerned about access to health care and costs more than doubled in the year, from 4% to 11% and 9%, respectively.

The importance of these issues, though, far lag behind COVID...

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