A virus that's even harder to beat

Americans are susceptible to a virus of mistrust that is fueled by lies and sustained by the habits of our society. We cannot ignore its spread.

The virus of mistrust has roots in biology, but encouragement from politicians and social norms.
(Photo by National Cancer Institute on Unsplash)

Lately I’ve been worrying about a virus that seems likely to hold us in its grip even when we someday, blessedly, emerge from the plague of COVID-19. It’s the virus of mistrust, which infects the body of society…

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