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Coronavirus update: CDC issues new COVID-19 guidance, cruise lines getting ready

Consumer Affairs, Sept. 21, 2020

September 21, 2020

Coronavirus update: CDC issues new COVID-19 guidance, cruise lines getting ready

Feeling stressed lately? Researchers at the University of California Irvine say they aren’t surprised, and they blame most of the rising tension on COVID-19. … “The media is a critical source of information for people when they’re faced with ambiguous, ongoing disasters,” said Roxane Cohen Silver, professor of psychological science and one of the study’s principal investigators. “But too much exposure can be overwhelming and lead to more stress, worry, and perceived risks.”