I’ve seen lockdowns described as the world’s most expensive placebo. Maybe it’s worse than a placebo.
Guest “Excel-lent!” by David Middleton What happens if you crossplot the “lockdown” rating of the Lower 48 states and DC with the COVID-19 infection rate? To the extent there is a correlation, the states with the tightest lockdowns have the highest infection rates.
Source: Lockdown Fail In One Easy Graph