Hope for the best but prepare for the worst seems to be the best advice for most of us.
Sometimes it is easy to forget what life was like pre-pandemic. I doubt it will ever return to how it was as there will always be the threat of a virus resurgence hanging over us.
Last night I spoke with an noted epidemiologist who offered little comfort. Even if we all get vaccinated this year, it will have to be an annual event to deal with future strains.