Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care


Variety of reasons for Covid-19 lockdown rule breaking

21 January 2021

Lower levels of compliance with Covid-19 lockdown restrictions have no single cause, but a misunderstanding overly complex rules and feeling that minor violations are less harmful than they are have both contributed, explains Dr Daisy Fancourt (UCL Epidemiology & Health).

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