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Most of the US is headed in the wrong direction again with Covid-19 cases as deaths near 200,000

CNN, Sept. 20, 2020

September 20, 2020

Most of the US is headed in the wrong direction again with Covid-19 cases as deaths near 200,000

Study finds more links between pandemic and mental health. As Covid-19 intensified in the US, so did levels of stress and depression, according to a study published in the journal Science Advances. The [UCI] study of more than 6,500 people found that several factors may have worsened people’s stress. The biggest risk for symptoms of depression was a pre-existing mental health diagnosis prior the pandemic, researchers found.