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Feeling Uncertain Right Now? Here’s How To Handle It

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At A Distance Podcast Art 202003

The lack of scientific clarity around COVID-19 has offered a perfect opening for conspiracy theories. May and Sam talk to a scientist monitoring those rumors online: Jevin West of the Center For An Informed Public at the University of Washington. He explains how accepting a certain level of uncertainty around the pandemic can help people resist easy answers and, over time, inch closer to the truth.

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