A survey conducted by Gallup Pakistan has revealed that 57% of Pakistanis still believe that the dangers associated with COVID-19 are “exaggerated”.
According to the survey — in which more than 1,000 people participated — 37% respondents said that they believe the virus poses a danger, while 6% refused to answer.
Citing a previous survey, the company said that the people who consider coronavirus a “foreign conspiracy” have reduced; however, 42% still believe that it is a conspiracy.
Moreover, 42% of the respondents believed the virus isn’t a foreign conspiracy, while 16% of the participants opted against answering the question.
Furthermore, 50% of the respondents said that they feared their family might contract the virus, while 47% said that they did not fear that their loved ones would get the virus.