The Psychology Behind Why Some Believe Coronavirus Conspiracy Theories

Here's what makes COVID-19 pandemic myths so easy to trust and who is more likely to believe them.
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Authors: Garzotto F, Ceresola E, Panagiotakopoulou S, Spina G, Menotto F, Benozzi M, Casarotto M, Lanera C, Bonavina MG, Gregori D, Meneghesso G, Opocher G Abstract To predict the spread of coronavirus disease globally and consequently prepare the hospital facilities with the required technology is a challenge. The availability of essential medical equipment to support patients affected by Covid-19 is globally limited. AREAS COVERED: This perspective gives a technical view of the pandemic focusing on the main actions taken by regulatory agencies to cope with the shortage of devices. The risk/benefit assessment ...
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[Observer] In a unique e-ceremony for the signing of two Financing Agreements worth USD 59 million, EU Ambassador HE H élène Cavé reiterated EU's commitment to support Liberia's development agenda and recovery from the Coronavirus pandemic.
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[Nation] Headteachers have cautioned against rush to reopen schools during this coronavirus pandemic.
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[Nation] Gor Mahia coach Steven Polack says the club's players shouldn't blame him for not fighting for their salaries as Kenya battles the coronavirus pandemic.
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The coronavirus disease 2019 has and continues to overwhelm the medical establishment in New York City. It has moved faster and had rates of mortality higher than what were initially forecast. All departments within large hospital systems have had to learn lessons and adapt in real time to the crisis. We share our experience and what we have learned as it pertains to this pandemic and hope that it aides, guides, and influences other departments of physical medicine and rehabilitation regarding their potential roles and areas of growth during this time.
Source: American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: SPECIAL SECTION on COVID-19 and PM&R Source Type: research
As physicians specializing in rehabilitation medicine consider sequelae from the novel coronavirus pandemic that began in 2019, one issue that should be top of mind is the physiologic effect that large-scale social distancing had on the health of patients in general but, more specifically, on preoperative patients who had their surgeries delayed or will have newly scheduled procedures during the peripandemic period. Predictably, as the virus becomes less prevalent, there will be a tremendous motivation to move forward with scheduling operations from both patient care and institutional perspectives. However, one can anticip...
Source: American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: SPECIAL SECTION on COVID-19 and PM&R Source Type: research
[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has rolled out an 8-point stimulus program valued at Sh53.7 billion to jumpstart the economy amid the coronavirus pandemic that has ravaged sectors across the country.
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[Daily News] Despite the coronavirus pandemic, health workers responsible for immunisation services in Pangani District, Tanga Region, have continued providing essential services while taking precautionary measures against the novel virus.
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States began reopening this past week. Have you ventured out yet? Where’d you go? Who’d you see (in person)? Or, are you waiting? This week’s Psychology Around the Net looks at the benefits of walking or biking to work post quarantine, ways leaders can prepare themselves and their workspaces for reopening, possible causes and prevention of nightmares, and more. Stay well, friends! Leaders, Here’s How to Prepare for the Mental Health Challenges of Reopening: Workers who have been doing their best in survival mode while “lost in the unfamiliar” (i.e. creating home offices and working from...
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As the coronavirus pandemic continues, people across the U.S. are losing loved ones to the illness. The victims include Holocaust survivor Joseph Feingold, veterinarian Dr. Julie Butler, immigrant and small business owner Johng Kuk Pyun, trauma surgeon Dr. Ronald Verrier, nurse Krist Angielen Castro Guzman, and police officer Charles "Rob" Roberts. Anthony Mason profiles them in our series Lives to Remember.
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