Lockdowns aren’t coming back as coronavirus cases rise, experts say. Here’s why

“They’re either just over it, or they’ve come to believe it’s a phony pandemic because their own personal grandmother hasn’t been affected yet,” said Andrew Noymer, an epidemiologist at the University of California, Irvine, The Washington Post reported. “People just think this is a nothingburger. So they think the risk is exaggerated.”