Socionomics suggests that positive mood in the U.S., as manifested by the U.S. stock market rally since 2009, has fueled complacency about disease. For the first time, the World Health Organization has listed “vaccine hesitancy” among its annual list of top ten global health threats. Experts say one manifestation is the resurgence of measles, which was once thought to have been eradicated in the U.S. The CDC has confirmed 555 cases of measles in 2019, which could go down as the worst year for the disease in two decades.
What can we expect for society’s health prospects when mood becomes more negative?
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