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N. European govts assertively responding to COVID-19 most likely to be supported

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Northern European governments responding to COVID-19 with assertive policies and proactive communications were most likely to be supported by citizens, while tentative responses were more likely to split opinion.


Article Title: Lockdowns, lethality, and laissez-faire politics. Public discourses on political authorities in high-trust countries during the COVID-19 pandemic

Funding: The authors received no specific funding for this work.

Competing Interests: The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

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