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The Nuance

How Identity—Not Ignorance—Leads to Science Denial

Changing the minds of Covid-19 deniers may require a lot more than sound reasoning

During the first months of the novel coronavirus outbreak, many rural parts of the U.S. did not experience the swell in caseloads or hospital admissions that threatened to overwhelm cities like New…

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Markham Heid

Markham Heid

I write about health, science, and psychology. My work has appeared in Time magazine, the New York Times, Vice, and elsewhere. I live in Germany.