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It’s Okay to Be the Annoyingly Overcautious One

Scrubbing your doorknobs may not be the best defense against the virus, but don’t let that stop you

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Safety guidelines seem to morph by the hour. Some measures, like masks, have taken on new urgency, but others that once seemed essential now feel less so. Hand-washing remains vital, but mounting evidence suggests that…

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Allie Volpe

Allie Volpe

Writes about lifestyle, trends, and pop psychology for The Atlantic, New York Times, Rolling Stone, Playboy, Washington Post, and more.

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