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Spread the word, not COVID-19

We all need to make informed decisions about masks and vaccinations based on reputable scientific data, and we also need to make those decisions based on legitimate behavioral research and data. (

Research and casual experience show that people can influence their peers’ behavior through their own words and actions. A recent Associated Press article gave an example this. It shared an avowed anti-vaxxer’s response to contracting a severe case of COVID-19. He expressed his sheer terror at not being able to breathe and being put on a ventilator. Before he even left the hospital, he was o...


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