"Because this virus is much more manageable … people are much more complacent. I understand that; we are going onto year three. People want to go back to enjoying the life they knew before this pandemic. At the same time, it's important that people realize we are still in a pandemic. … That is the reality. And it's not just shaped by what's happening here in the U.S. It's shaped by what’s happening around the world."

Dr. Syra Madad, an epidemiologist at NYC Health + Hospitals, commenting to CNN Politics earlier this week for its report, “Here's What the White House's Grim Coronavirus Warning Means for You”