Lockdown mortality reduction may have been ‘a drop in the bucket’
Reem Ibrahim writes in CapX
IEA research featured in The Independent
The article said:
“The researchers looked at existing studies on the impact of various different measures taken to protect populations against the virus across the world.
“They found that full lockdowns had a ‘negligible impact’ on mortality and suggested they could be a ‘policy failure of gigantic proportions’.
“The approach’s benefits were far outweighed by its impact on economic growth, public debt, and education, they said.”
The full article can be read here.
The research was also featured in The Yorkshire Times, Fortune Magazine, and Gript.