Most Americans blame COVID-19: China for global spread of survey


According to a new survey, the majority of Americans blame China for the global spread of coronovirus to Americans as hostility toward the country has increased.

According to the study published Thursday by the Pew Research Center, more than three-quarters of Americans – China has “a great deal or a fair amount of blame” for the virus spreading worldwide.

The survey found that another 73 percent of respondents said they had “unfavorable” views of the country – an increase of 26 percentage points since 2018.

According to Pew, the survey polled 1,003 polling-age adults over the phone with an error of 3.7 percentage points.

Americans hold Mirchi’s views similarly to China’s President Xi Jinping, with 77 percent saying they either “don’t have a lot of confidence” or “don’t believe at all” that they are in relation to world affairs. ” Will do the right thing “.

Polister found that Americans also support strong action against China in response to the country’s treatment of Uygur Muslims. It is estimated that more than 1 million members of a minority ethnic group in the country are being forcibly detained in Chinese concentration camps.

Nearly three-quarters of residents – 73 percent – responded that “America should try to promote human rights in China, even if it damages economic relations,” according to Poole. Pol’s question, however, did not specifically refer to the Uygars.

Americans’ view of China’s standing in the world, as well as the relationship between the two countries, was less clear.

About 57 percent of respondents said they saw China as a “competitor”, with 66 percent of respondents asking questions when asked in 2012. Twenty-six percent of respondents said they see China as an “enemy” and another 15 percent believed the country would be a “partner”.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
Secretary of State Mike PompeoEPA

And 51 percent of Americans polled believed the US should forge a stronger relationship with China, while 46 percent said the US should “get harder.”

But as more and more Americans are supporting a more unfavorable stance, the number of respondents has opted to score harder, with an 11 percent increase from last year.

And nearly half of Americans think the US should hold China responsible for playing a role in the outbreak of coronovirus – even if it means damaging economic and trade relations.

The vote came as the Trump administration continued to withdraw tensions with China. The Justice Department alleged that there are consulates in more than two dozen US cities assisting soldiers of the Chinese Communist Party who were involved in espionage work as students.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gave a fiery speech last week against China’s “totalitarian” regime, giving the Communist Party slogans for persecuting residents, hiding knowledge on the origins of coronoviruses and the detention of uracin.

“For the past several decades, our leaders have ignored or disappointed the words of those brave Chinese dissidents who have warned us about the nature of the regime we are facing,” Pompeo said last Thursday Said to “We can no longer ignore it.”

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