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    Jessica Colarossi

    Jessica Colarossi is a science writer for The Brink. She graduated with a BS in journalism from Emerson College in 2016, with focuses on environmental studies and publishing. While a student, she interned at ThinkProgress in Washington, D.C., where she wrote over 30 stories, most of them relating to climate change, coral reefs, and women’s health. Profile

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There are 3 comments on Ew, Gross! Four Ways Disgust Is Shaping the Coronavirus Pandemic

  1. Thoughtful and thought provoking article.
    Anthropology and how human behavior has adapted
    and evolved may contribute to possibly understanding the tendency of young males resistance to social distancing.
    Can it be that young men were wired as hunters and jumped into the fray without getting grossed out as a matter of survival? This can maybe explain why more males are falling victim to covid19? Interesting

  2. It seems almost slanderous to correlate men dying at a higher rate than women to men being more “uncean” than women, especially given the flimsy evidence of this article. Maybe a more likely genetic reason will come forth.

    1. But that correlation is wasn’t drawn in the article? I read it as two objective facts: men take protective measures like social distancing less seriously, and men are dying at higher rates of COVID.

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