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Q. Which of the following is closer to your personal views of the Covid-19 outbreak?
|There has been an over-reaction to the threat of Covid-19||17%||18%||33%|
|The response to the threat of Covid-19 is about right||46%||39%||39%|
|The threat of Covid-19 has been under-estimated||37%||43%||28%|
|There has been an over-reaction to the threat of Covid-19||17%||20%||14%||28%||17%||11%|
|The response to the threat of Covid-19 is about right||46%||45%||47%||43%||46%||47%|
|The threat of Covid-19 has been under-estimated||37%||35%||39%||29%||36%||42%|
- There has been an increase in the proportion of women rating the reaction to the Covid-19 crisis to be about right (47%, up from 36% last week).
- This increase has mainly come from a decrease in the proportion of women thinking the threat has been under-estimated (declining from 47% to 39%).
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