The Psychology Of Public Health Policy Compliance In America

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Heard On The Morning Show
People shopping with masks on
Customers wear masks and keep social distancing guidelines as they shop at Trader Joe’s store in Los Angeles Thursday, May 14, 2020. Damian Dovarganes/AP Photo

Public health professionals say that the coronavirus’ spread can be controlled through testing, isolating, contact tracing and quarantining. But our guest says that’s a hard sell in America. We learn why he thinks the country’s mindset stands in the way of this strategy, and what the end of COVID-19 might more realistically look like.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Keith Humphreys Guest