People who support continued COVID restrictions tend to overestimate the risks of COVID

A new study shows that in matters of public health, misinformation works both ways.

Throughout the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic, much has been made of the perils of public health misinformation about the disease, whether it’s about downplaying the severity or prevalence of COVID infections, casting doubt on the effectiveness of mitigation measures like masking and social distancing, or spreading erroneous information about unprove…

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