Coronavirus lockdowns may have cost more lives than they saved, according to a Nobel laureate who accurately predicted when China would peak in the crisis.
Coronavirus lockdowns may have cost more lives than they saved, according to a Nobel laureate who accurately predicted when China would peak in the crisis. Stanford University biophysicist Michael Levitt, a British-American-Israeli who won the 2013 Nobel Prize in chemistry, said that he believed other health precautions, such as enforcing masks, would have been more
Canada's coronavirus lockdown was painful in many ways — but reports of deaths are starting to make it clear that it saved many lives, an expert says.
President Trump escalated his attacks on the W.H.O. He also said he was taking hydroxychloroquine, an unproven drug against the coronavirus, as a preventive measure. Colleges looked for ways to reopen safely in the fall.
No, The Lockdown-Driven "Savings Mirage" Won't Save The Economy
Brazil's Economy Minister is warning of potential economic collapse and social unrest if the country remains locked down for another 30 days because of the coronavirus pandemic. Brazil, with a population of 209.5 million, is the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in South America. The nation has 136,519 confirmed COVID-19 cases,
Although the U.S. economy still remains in a deep recession, for the first time since March there are signals that things are getting better rather than worse economically as states begin to reopen.
Many poor Indians, fleeing hunger in locked down cities, have died of exhaustion or in accidents.
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