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Why so many Americans think they’ve had Covid-19

Advisory Board, May 13, 2020

May 13, 2020

Why so many Americans think they’ve had Covid-19

“Everyone desperately wants to be immune to this thing,” Andrew Noymer, an associate professor of public health at the University of California-Irvine, said, “and they’re projecting their hope onto the data” (Judkis, Washington Post, 5/6; Ruiz, Mashable, 4/8; Bosman et. al., New York Times, 4/23).