It’s epidemic

My husband spotted this graphic on the NBC Nightly News on Friday night (July 1) during a report by Tom Costello. It’s odd that the graphic writer wrote the other plurals correctly but messed up on “American’s.” Perhaps proper nouns confuse people.

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