Are We Still Uncomfortably Numb?

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Are We Still Uncomfortably Numb?

February 18, 2021

Are We Still Uncomfortably Numb?

In the United States alone, nearly half a million people have now died from the coronavirus. Rationally, we know this is devastating. But emotionally, why can we feel so removed from it? CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks to Associate Professor Azim Shariff about the limits of human empathy, and what a computer game might teach us about our response to this pandemic. 

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