Behavioural fatigue: a flawed idea central to a flawed pandemic response

@article{Abbasi2020BehaviouralFA,
  title={Behavioural fatigue: a flawed idea central to a flawed pandemic response},
  author={Kamran Abbasi},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2020},
  volume={370}
}
What is behavioural fatigue? Nobody really knows, but it is something we should be acutely aware of because it is a major reason why the UK delayed implementing lockdown, even though the best research indicates that swift and strict social distancing measures will limit the incidence of covid-19 infections.12 That delay in lockdown helped contribute to England achieving the highest excess deaths in Europe, as calculated by the Office of National Statistics.3 The full burden of long term… 
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