Anxiety has been stigmatised as a disorder or disease. But we never would have survived as a species without it. Had we listened closely to it, we wouldn’t have chosen drinking with friends on spring break in Miami over self-isolating.
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Where the narrator reads: "In Berlin, within two days at the end of February 26 people who had attended two separate nightclubs in the city tested positive for the virus." It should read "26 people", as opposed to "February 26th".
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