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‘Young pessimists’ and ‘old optimists’ differ on virus risks

6 mins | Jul 14, 2020
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Tim Harford: vivid stories swamp probabilities of COVID-19 infection — and young and old are divided. Are we too scared of the coronavirus or not scared enough? The Financial Times' Undercover Economist explores in his weekly column how our disparate perceptions of risk are creating a social minefield.

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