Today’s highly interesting read (07/10/20): Stats show the deadly cost of lockdowns

There is good journalism being published these days. You just have to find it.

Today’s read is from Joel Zinberg, J.D., a  Senior Fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C., and an associate clinical professor of surgery at the Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine in New York, M.D., J.D., is a Senior Fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C., and an associate clinical professor of surgery at the Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine in New York. I would consider him to be a health expert.

Here’s an excerpt from his well-sourced article, to be followed by a link to the entire piece.

As we consider how to deal with resurgent numbers of Covid cases, we must acknowledge that mitigation measures like shelter-in-place and lockdowns appear to have contributed to the death toll. The orders were issued by states and localities in late March; excess deaths peaked in the week ending April 11. Reopening began in mid-April, and by May 20 all states that had imposed orders started to lift restrictions. In June, as the economy continued reopening, excess deaths waned.

You can read his column here.

 

One thought on “Today’s highly interesting read (07/10/20): Stats show the deadly cost of lockdowns

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