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The Utter Cringeworthiness of Scrolling Through Instagram During a Pandemic

Let’s normalize the social-media Covid disclosure

Emoticons with face masks on a phone screen.
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or health journalists like me — and, I suppose, for basically any well-informed person who believes in science and cares about public health and, like, the greater good — social media has become an utter minefield. (Social media has always been a…