More than half of Americans are concerned about catching the coronavirus, study shows


RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — With thousands of cases worldwide, including many in the United States, a majority of Americans say they are concerned about contracting COVID-19 (coronavirus).

According to a study by Eligibility, 56% of Americans are concerned about getting the virus.

The coronavirus has been declared a global emergency by the WHO and many people are panicking regarding the virus and how quickly it spreads. Eligibility decided to look at which countries are googling the coronavirus the most and compare that to where the virus has actually spread to. 

America came in 22nd as far as countries googling the virus and 57% believe the virus to be deadlier than the flu.

Eligibility found that Canada is googling “Coronavirus” more than any other country. 

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