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New normal bringing 'pandemic fatigue' for some

NBC News
Updated: August 05, 2020 03:05 PM
Created: August 05, 2020 12:18 PM

(NBC News) Months into the pandemic, many of the people who have avoided COVID-19 are sick and tired of the new living conditions imposed by the virus.

Social lives are on hold and homes are now work places, for those fortunate enough have work.

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And while most Americans accept mask mandates, not everyone does.

Adding to the anxiety, the end is not near.

That stress has a name: "COVID fatigue."

Experts say exercise, talking about feelings and frustrations, and a little perspective can ease some of the stress.

"It's a pandemic," says executive coach Dr. Wayne Pernell.  "No one woke up this morning and said 'We are going to mess with your life' specifically." 

Read more: https://on.today.com/3i5Bt99


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