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Sick of coronavirus? Here's why you might have the pandemic fatigue

Coronavirus fears had people either ordering necessities for delivery or rushing through stores as fast as possible, avoiding everyone

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As the pandemic drags on, following COVID-19 prevention guidelines can feel like more and more of a challenge.
This kind of fatigue is not unique to pandemic precautions like sticking with social distancing, masking up and keeping your hands washed. With all kinds of health-related behavior changes – including increasing physical activity, eating healthy and decreasing tobacco use – at least half of people relapse within six months.
Think back to the start of April. Much of the United States was under stay-at-home orders. New York City was experiencing close

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First Published: Oct 24 2020 | 11:54 AM IST

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