Dunning-Kruger is a condition where you believe you’re an expert on a subject, but you’re not. Sadly, it is currently running rampant in the US.
The CDC and FDA have confirmed that there are now over 5 million confirmed cases of Dunning-Kruger Disease (DKD), with all 50 states reporting cases.
“We regret to announce that all 50 states are now reporting several cases of DKD” said CDC epidemiologist Michael Webber. “Dunning-Kruger Disease is characterised as expressing or believing that one has vast and expert knowledge in a subject which they actually do not. It most often presents in the fields of medicine and science.”
There is currently no known cure for Dunning-Kruger Disease, but scientists are hopeful with more education and isolation, it can be contained.
“We haven’t seen this level of DKD since Jenny McCarthy started spreading her ‘vaccine causes autism’ bullshit” said Webber. “I fear the Dunning-Kruger Disease level will continue to rise as more and more people with DKD have access to the Internet, as well as there being several celebrities with the disease.”
Some say the worst part of Dunning-Kruger Disease is that the carriers have no idea they are infected, nor how easily they can spread it to others.