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When the COVID-19 pandemic started to flare up in the United States, I started to freak out a little bit. I have a generalized anxiety disorder, and like many other people, I was constantly refreshing social media and news websites for updates. Thankfully, I had Dr. Mike. Unfortunately, he recently had to apologize for being caught partying during the largest COVID spike of the year.

For those of you who don’t know, Dr. Mike is a doctor with almost 6.5 million subscribers on YouTube. I first started watching him because he had some great takes on mental health, but when the pandemic started, he became my most-trusted source. There was so much conflicting information going around about whether we should or shouldn’t wear masks and how bad this pandemic would get, and Dr. …


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