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How Does Age Affect Personal and Social Reactions to COVID-19?

Submitted by [email protected] on November 12, 2020 - 10:07 AM

surigical mask and a bottle of sanitizer

Researchers found that American's behavioral responses to the COVID-19 pandemic differ by age and change over time. With time, all age groups were more likely to engage in risky behavior, while at the beginning of the pandemic older people were more likely to practice pandemic-mitigating behaviors.

Content Source:

PLOS One

Content Author:

Jung Ki Kim ,Eileen M. Crimmins

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