The Costs of Selling Covid Fear

Covid vaccines are incredibly effective. The media’s overhyping of new research from the CDC is making people think otherwise.

James Surowiecki
Elemental

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When the CDC changed its guidance on masking earlier this week — recommending, among other things, that even vaccinated people start wearing masks in indoor public spaces in areas of substantial to…

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James Surowiecki
Elemental

I’m the author of The Wisdom of Crowds. I’ve been a business columnist for Slate and The New Yorker and written for a wide range of other publications.