Published on August 24th, 2020 📆 | 4184 Views ⚑0
It’s Official: Pandemic Has Freaked Out Americans More Than Anything Else, Ever
As the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic sank its teeth into the US, researchers say America as a whole became deeply unnerved.
According to CNN, a new study shows Google searches for anxiety symptoms spiked from mid-March to mid-May.
In fact, researchers at the University of California San Diego say they were the highest they’ve been in the history of the ubiquitous search engine.
Anxiety and panic attack searches corresponded to major news events, including March 16th and March 29th, 2020.
That’s when social distancing guidelines were put in place nationally, and when those guidelines were extended, respectively.
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