新興及發展中國家的受訪者對於新型冠狀病毒持有不少迷思

益普索(Ipsos)最新的調查顯示,訪問的16個國家對於新型冠狀病毒各自擁有不同的看法,尤其在新興及發展中國家的民眾持有不少迷思。Theories about how the coronavirus can spread varies across 16 countries with some myths holding more prominence in regions like emerging markets, according to the latest survey by Ipsos.

我們於528日到31日透過網路問卷的方式訪問全球近16,000名受訪者,當中11個國家多數的受訪者認為新型冠狀病毒能在任何物體表面上存活三天。
 
69%的加拿大和英國民眾、66%的澳洲民眾、61%的西班牙和巴西民眾最可能相信物體表面會殘留病毒,但32%的中國大陸民眾、26%的印度民眾、25%的德國和南韓民眾及24%的義大利民眾認為則不這麼認為。
 
此外,民眾對來自疫區的包裹或郵件是否會造成病毒傳播上看法不一。
 
People in Canada and the United Kingdom (69%), Australia (66%), Spain and Brazil (61%) are most likely to believe this, while those in China (32%), India (26%), Germany and South Korea (25%) and Italy (24%) are most likely to say it’s false. 
 
But at the same time, people are more divided on whether COVID-19 can be spread by boxes and packages sent from other countries where the virus is present. 
 
Respondents in emerging markets of India (54%), South Africa (50%), Brazil (45%) and China (42%) are most likely to believe this, while those in Italy (66%), Russia (61%) and Germany (55%) are most likely to disagree.