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Looking back on the past three years of the COVID-19 pandemic, Simon Bacon is worried. In some ways, we’re in the best shape we’ve been in terms of the virus itself, said Bacon, a professor of behavioural medicine at Concordia University in Montreal, who studies how people respond to public health policy. He pointed to COVID vaccines that have helped to slow the number of deaths and hospitalizations, and the dominant circulating Omicron variants, which, although highly transmissible, are not as severe as previous strains.

« There’s a general euphoria, I think, for most people because they get back to what they were doing before, » he said.

But it’s a growing sentiment over the past year that « COVID’s not really a thing anymore, » that causes him concern.

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