A Message from Sweden: Mandatory Lockdowns Do more Harm than Good
Svenska Dagbladet, January 27, 2021
3 Pages Posted: 21 Mar 2021
Date Written: March 17, 2021
The lockdown policy that has swept across the world during the COVID-19 pandemic is something completely new. Scientific support for such a policy is weak or non-existent. The negative impacts of mandatory restrictions on the national economy, public health and democratic rights and freedoms outweigh the possible short-term beneficial medical effects.
Keywords: Lockdowns, COVID-19, cost-benefit analysis, national economy, people's health, democratic rights and freedoms
JEL Classification: I10, I15, I18
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