Millennial zeitgeist: Attitudes about COVID-19 shift as cases among young adults rise
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When Laura Mae, 27, first heard about the coronavirus, it didn’t seem like a big deal.“I’m in college, and school was still going on. It didn’t really sink in,” she said. “And once it did start spreading, I thought, if I did get it, I’m young and healthy, I’ll be fine. I don’t need to worry.”It was Saturday, March 14, and concerns about the coronavirus were amping up around the nation, said Laura Mae, who lives in Milwaukee. (Kaiser Health News is using Laura Mae’s first and middle names to grant her request for partial anonymity due to concern about online harassment.)She realized it might be...


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