The tragedy is many of us won’t, experts say, and it might take a few months for everything to feel “normal again” even once the pandemic is finally over. Here’s what transitioning back to normal will look like—and feel like:Where are we at right now? “If they know their temperature will be checked, that may keep (symptomatic people) at home,” Hoption Cann said. “Some people who are vaccinated can still get infected, but generally have milder illness,” Hoption Cann said. The way leaders have responded to the virus likely influenced how scared people have been during the pandemic—and how reckless.