Quarantine fatigue is real, says Julia Marcus of the Harvard Medical School. Writing for The Atlantic, she argues that shaming people for disobeying guidelines is a bad idea. She writes, "Public-health experts have known for decades that an abstinence-only message doesn’t work for sex. It doesn’t work for substance use, either. Likewise, asking Americans to abstain from nearly all in-person social contact will not hold the coronavirus at bay—at least not forever."
So what should we do about it? How can we settle into a routine that is sustainable until a vaccine is on the horizon? And how sick are you of staying home? Our guests: