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The Coronavirus Files

News, analysis and resources on the fast-moving coronavirus pandemic, featuring timely dispatches from reporters, experts and providers. 

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Our long pre-history has primed our brains to think about the short term during acutely stressful scenarios, says UCSF's Alexandra Crosswell.
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“We’ve evolved to seek information for situations we consider dangerous,” says misinformation expert Carl Bergstrom. “But by trying to get fresher information, you’re degrading the quality.”

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