Study suggests lockdown costs may have outweighed benefits

The Washington Examiner • "States that imposed strict lockdowns in response to COVID-19 may have done more harm than good, a new study shows. Researchers from Rice University’s Baker Institute, using data from the online publication Wallethub that measures the severity of lockdowns in all 50 states, compared states with strict lockdowns to those with fewer restrictions in an attempt to measure the effect of lockdowns. OPINION: LOCKDOWNS ARE KILLING US “By shutting down large portions of the economy, lockdowns were accompanied by the failure of many businesses and a massive increase in unemployment,” the study reads. “While the entire country has been ... read more • The Washington Examiner!