Lockdowns: little to no effect on COVID 19, devastating effects on society

They were separated into three groups: lockdown stringency index studies, shelter-in-placeorder (SIPO) studies, and specific NPI studies. An analysis of each of these three groups support the conclusion that lockdowns have had little to no effect on COVID-19 mortality.

More specifically, stringency index studies find that lockdowns in Europe and the United States only reduced COVID-19 mortality by 0.2% on average.

SIPOs were also ineffective, only reducing COVID-19 mortality by 2.9% on average. Specific NPI studies also find no broad-based evidence of noticeable effects on COVID-19 mortality.

While this meta-analysis concludes that lockdowns have had little to no public health effects, they have imposed enormous economic and social costs where they have been adopted. In consequence, lockdown policies are ill-founded.

Finally, allow us to broaden our perspective after presenting our meta-analysis that focuses on the following question: “What does the evidence tell us about the effects of lockdowns on mortality?”

We provide a firm answer to this question: The evidence fails to confirm that lockdowns have a significant effect in reducing COVID-19 mortality. The effect is little to none.

The use of lockdowns is a unique feature of the COVID-19 pandemic. Lockdowns have not been used to such a large extent during any of the pandemics of the past century.

However, lockdowns during the initial phase of the COVID-19 pandemic have had devastating effects.

They have contributed to reducing economic activity, raising unemployment, reducing schooling, causing political unrest, contributing to domestic violence, and undermining liberal democracy.

These costs to society must be compared to the benefits of lockdowns, which our meta-analysis has shown are marginal at best. Such a standard benefit-cost calculation leads to a strong conclusion: lockdowns should be rejected out of hand as a pandemic policy instrument.


As rational people have been saying from day one…

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It was a fun time!

(I actually do think the lockdowns were not needed as well)

Canada is full retard.



I wish I could talk shit about how America is so much better in these regards but it has been garbage here too. Especially in Democrat ran areas.


No way shocker. But the lockdown vax nazis are on to a new tangent… SLAVA UKrAInE!!!

Til the next thing


First of all, fuck this faggot and anything he says.


Humans, i dont think any one of you knew what the hell was going on when the pandemic first hit. Even us 4 legged foragers were worried about you all. Obviously we all have hindsight in our favor now. It probably didnt make world leaders too confident when wearing china was forcibly trapping citizens in their own homes.

Checkout my Coming to America 3: Shanghai Nights thread if you want to see whats happening in China. Its just social engineering for slaves.

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Life in China…



The worst thing is the lockdowns proved remote work is fine! And companies went on how great it is. Now it’s over and these same asshole companies are forcing people back into offices.

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So pretty much everything liberals were reeeeee’ing about was wrong?


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