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Americans’ nuclear fears surge to highest levels since Cold War

Dr. Amir Afkami provided insights into Americans' worries in this uncertain time

At a moment when the global COVID-19 pandemic is finally loosening its grip on the public consciousness as an object of existential dread, a new fear has swept in to supplant it: nuclear annihilation. Assistant Professor Amir Afkhami, MD, from the department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, provides commentary in the article.