As of 8 June 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that more than 140 million Americans were fully vaccinated—corresponding to about 42% of the total population, 50% of the population older than 12 years, 53% older than 18 years, and 75% older than 75 years (1). Infection rates and COVID-19–related hospitalizations and deaths are dropping in the United States, and life is beginning to regain some semblance of prepandemic normalcy for many across the nation. Yet it is important to note that this is not the case in other parts of the world. The global community must recognize that the pandemic won't be over until it is over everywhere. It is also important to acknowledge that life has not returned to normal for many who lost loved ones to COVID-19 or for those who recovered from acute SARS-CoV-2 infection but have persistently poor health.
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