The coronavirus still kills hundreds of people in the US every day, but Americans have stopped caring — and it's not entirely their fault
- New cases of the coronavirus in the US continue to hit record highs.
- Eighty percent of states are reporting rising numbers of cases, and the US set daily record highs on Wednesday and Thursday.
- Experts told Business Insider part of the increase can be blamed on Americans' blasé attitudes, which are fueled by a politicization of the pandemic.
- But that's not the only reason.
- Public health guidance has also been both confusing, conflicting, and at times downright unhelpful and dishonest.
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