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Global Views on Economy Turn Sharply Negative

German Conoravirus Spike Rules Out Restriction Easing
Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Public attitudes about the economy have become more bleak as the coronavirus outbreak continues to weigh globally, according to a Pew Research Center survey released Thursday.

Overall, a median of only 31% of adults across the surveyed nations assess their country’s current economic situation as good, while more then two-thirds say conditions are bad.