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Doctors, scientists or politicians: who are you most likely to trust after the pandemic?

Around two-thirds of respondents to a global survey rated doctors as trustworthy, according to the Ipsos Global Trustworthiness Index 2021. Image: UNSPLASH/tungnguyen0905

Emma Charlton

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Doctors are the most trusted people globally in 2021. Image: Ipsos Global Trustworthiness Index
Doctors and scientists are currently the most trusted professions. Image: Ipsos Global Trustworthiness Index

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