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People wrongly believe their friends will protect them from COVID-19

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Study published Thursday found that while people in the friend zone are good for your mental health, when it comes to an infectious disease like Covid, your friends might make you even more vulnerable to it. Researchers showed this through five different experiments with a wide variety of people throughout the pandemic.
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People wrongly believe their friends will protect them from Covid

Your good friends may be able to help you get out of a jam. They may be good listeners and they may be good at keeping you company over a meal or drink. But they are decidedly not good at keeping you from getting sick with Covid-19, new research shows.

4 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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People wrongly believe their friends will protect them from Covid - but the opposite is true

By Jen Christensen, CNNYour good friends may be able to help you get out of a jam. They may be good listeners and they may be good at keeping you company over a meal or drink. But they are decidedly not good at keeping you from getting sick with Covid-19, new research shows.A study published Thursday found that while people in the friend zone are good for your mental health, when it comes to an infectious disease like Covid, your friends might m…

4 months ago
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People wrongly believe their friends will protect them from Covid - but the opposite is true - Local News 8

By Jen Christensen, CNNYour good friends may be able to help you get out of a jam. They may be good listeners and they may be good at keeping you company over a meal or drink. But they are decidedly not good at keeping you from getting sick with Covid-19, new research shows.A study published Thursday found that while people in the friend zone are good for your mental health, when it comes to an infectious disease like Covid, your friends might m…

4 months ago
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Medical Xpress

People wrongly believe their friends will protect them from COVID-19

People may feel less vulnerable and take fewer safety precautions about COVID-19 when they are with, or even just think about, their friends instead of acquaintances or strangers, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

4 months ago
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People think friends will protect them from COVID, but opposite is true

(CNN) — Your good friends may be able to help you get out of a jam. They may be good listeners and they may be good at keeping you company over a meal or drink. But they are decidedly not good at keeping you from getting sick with COVID-19, new research shows.A study published Thursday found that while people in the friend zone are good for your mental health, when it comes to an infectious disease like COVID, your friends might make you even mo…

4 months ago
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Sci Tech Daily

False Sense of Safety: People Believe Their Friends Will Protect Them From COVID-19

False sense of safety may cause feelings of invulnerability, study finds. People may feel less vulnerable and take fewer safety precautions about COVID-19 when they are with, or even just think about, their friends instead of acquaintances or strangers, according to research published by the Americ

4 months ago
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