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Poll: Most Americans Say Virus Crisis Shows We Need Universal Healthcare

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By    |   Friday, 15 May 2020 01:27 PM

Three-quarters of Americans say the COVID-19 pandemic shows that the U.S. should adopt a universal healthcare system, according to a new survey conducted by OnePoll.

Details of the survey came in a SWNS report published in the New York Post on Friday.

Here are the highlights:

  • 74% of Republicans agreed the pandemic is a sign the U.S. should move to a universal healthcare system.
  • 84% of Democrats agreed.
  • 76% of all those polled agreed that anyone who contracts the virus should not incur any charges for medical expense.
  • 81% say insurance companies should be required to pay all expenses for those with COVID-19.
  • 65% are concerned about how they would pay for medical expenses if they come down with the coronavirus.
  • 62% say President Donald Trump has handled the pandemic well.
  • 31% say he was unprepared when the pandemic started.
  • 82% say a stimulus check of $1,200 is not enough

The poll surveyed 2,000 people. A margin of error was not provided.

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