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The Omicron information vacuum

10 mins | Dec 12, 2021

Uncertainty is one thing that humans don’t do well. By the time the United States shut down to battle COVID-19, the virus had already got its hooks into every aspect of our lives, including social media. In fact, pandemic related news almost mirrors the properties of the virus. In this edition of Galaxy Brain, Charlie Warzel explores why the current information environment has created a worrisome vacuum that can lead experts to communicate poorly, leading to mass anxiety.

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