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Kevin VolppAn article in The Washington Post — A new attitude toward the pandemic seems to be taking shape. But we’ve been here before. — reports the ways the U.S. population are “fatigued, frustrated and frazzled by five surges over two years” and ready to move on. Kevin Volpp, director of the Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics at the University of Pennsylvania, said, “It’s a little bit like riding a roller coaster and everyone is wondering: Are we going to be going up or are we going to be going down? … I feel like people collectively have been carrying around this huge burden of worrying about covid, and it affects their lives, their performance in lots of ways. People are really worn out by that.”