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Fri Sep 11, 2020, 01:52 PM

2. Nightmare, PTSD among thinking populace as you say. The young

are so exposed to non-stop info. which is good and bad, and as mentioned many don't have the historical perspective of earlier generations. The country is burning, but maybe we can pull things in a better direction, I hope. If not, more decline and misery.

Mom was great on health issues, told us of serious measures for polio when she was young and recalled what her parents knew about the 1918 Influenza. Many older ones here lived through the end of the polio era and also the height of the Aids crisis, more.

My heart goes out to the young and all the families suffering sickness and loss from the criminal mismanagement and neglect by the most incompetent and treacherous admin in our history.
>"Young adults also face constant exposure to social media, which could make negative feelings about the virus even worse. The survey found that frequently watching, reading or talking about the virus is consistently linked with higher rates of negative mental health symptoms.

Wayne Evans, 18, a freshman at No. Carolina State University studying remotely after being sent home because of virus cases at the school, said social media provided daily reminders of COVID-19. “In some ways social media has added to my stressors, yes. Just the information overload that’s unavoidable on social media platforms can be distracting,” he said.

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