FOX Business’ Stuart Varney argues the combination of cabin fever, spring fever and the need to earn a paycheck will lead more Americans to resist stay-at-home orders.
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FOX Business’ Stuart Varney, in his latest “My Take,” argues Americans have cabin fever and governors are having a hard time keeping people on lockdown amid the coronavirus.
“Lockdown 300 million Americans, tell them they should not leave the house, that they should not mingle, and that they should keep it up for weeks on end, and you’ll end up with ‘quarantine fatigue,’” Varney said.
Varney noted that data from the University of Maryland, who tracked movements during the coronavirus, showed 47 states saw an increase of residents getting out of the house.
“The research shows that the number and frequency of the trips we take, and the distance we travel, has increased recently,” he said. “Crowded beaches in California. A lot of people strolling in New York City parks. Dr. Lei Zhang who conducted the research, says, we are ‘restless’”.