Friday, October 22, 2021
Protocol for 'What Does the First XX Studies Tell Us about the Effects of Lockdowns on Mortality? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of COVID-19 Lockdowns'
Jonas Herby, Lars Jonung (Lund University), Steve H. Hanke (Johns Hopkins University), Protocol for 'What Does the First XX Studies Tell Us about the Effects of Lockdowns on Mortality? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of COVID-19 Lockdowns', SSRN (2021):
In response to the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, governments around the world have implemented legally binding lockdowns. These unprecedented policies mandate internal movement restrictions, school and business closures, and travel bans and other types of restrictions. They have been embraced by public health experts and politicians as the most effective method for combating the pandemic. But, have lockdowns been effective in saving lives?