“Learning to live with the virus” is what we have heard regularly since the end of health measures. The population seems to be being made responsible for managing their own personal and collective responses to the pandemic. The director of the Institute for Health and Public Policy, Daniel Weinstock, sees this as “a problem of collective action”.
Also present, the doctor, microbiologist and infectiologist at the Jewish General Hospital of Montreal Karl Weiss notes rather “a dichotomy between individual and collective perception”.
” It is clear that the way the virus impacts the human population is no longer quite the same. »
The two specialists discuss their perception of the meaning of “learning to live with the virus” and the current dynamics of the population in the face of the virus.