One day before Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States, a new poll from Washington Post-ABC News shows that 52% of Americans think the coronavirus outbreak is out of control, and 62% say trying to control the pandemic is more important than restarting the economy.

The numbers come as a national vaccine campaign has rolled out in fits and starts across the country.

Though the new poll still shows a political divide, most Americans said they will (40%) or probably will (23%) get a COVID-19 vaccine when one is made available to them. Half of Democrats polled said they would definitely get a vaccine, while only 25% of Republicans said the same.

Sixty percent of all respondents expressed disapproval at President Trump’s handling of the pandemic. In a final Gallup poll published yesterday, Trump had an overall approval rating of 34%.

Biden: Pandemic is Job 1

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