Alan Jern

cognitive scientist and Associate Professor of Psychology at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana

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Statistics show that more than 180,000 Americans have died of COVID-19.

Why some people are now doubting the official COVID-19 death count

Statistics show that more than 180,000 Americans have died of COVID-19.

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