Science Says: How Risky Is That Virus? Your Mind May Mislead

As the viral infections spread across the globe, everybody has to make a decision: How worried should I be about getting infected, and what should I do about it?

  • Published 5 March 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Anna Alexander, a property manager in Virginia Beach, Virginia, started the day thinking that she might avoid shaking hands because of the coronavirus outbreak. Then somebody stuck out a hand to shake. She took it. “I'm a business person,” Alexander, 65, explained. “But if somebody else does it next time, I might try to be careful because of the coronavirus.” As the viral infections spread across the globe, everybody has to… Read at AP News