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How Purple Became The New Red During The Pandemic

The worst COVID-19 tiers in California, Colorado and Ohio are purple. Traditionally, red is the color associated with the alarm. How did purple become the cautionary color of the pandemic?

NPR’s Neda Ulaby reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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