Tag: Lockdown

Early during lockdowns in 2020, when the whole of the media marched in lockstep with the most appalling reach of public policy in our lifetimes, two doctors from Bakersfield, California went out on a limb and objected.
According to a new study titled "Social communication skill attainment in babies born during the COVID-19 pandemic," babies born in lockdown are less likely to speak before their first birthday.
In a report published on September 14 in connection with its ongoing 2022 Sustainable Development Impact Meetings, the World Economic Forum, led by German engineer and economist Klaus Schwab, cites compliance with COVID mandates to promote climate change lockdowns.
New data published by the National Center for Education Statistics has shown that the COVID lockdowns have set student learning back decades, with the US having received a failing grade.
The possibility of US lockdowns – never attempted on this scale in the history of pandemics – was already in the air in early March 2020. The theory of lockdown had been floating around for 15 years but now China was first to try it, and claim enormous success, however fraudulently.
A recent study is showcasing just how catastrophic the lockdowns actually were. The research reveals that COVID lockdowns claimed 20x more life years than they saved.
A thousand excess non-COVID fatalities occur every week, but the media is essentially silent. Furthermore, lockdown-effects could now be killing more people than COVID itself.
It looks as if we can add another line to the long list of lockdown harms. Sloth.
To be honest, I’d never much thought about the Ebola lockdowns in Sierra Leone and Liberia in 2014 and 2015. Within public health, the Sierra Leone and Liberia lockdowns were an early illustration of the fact that lockdowns were ineffective, but governments of developing nations sometimes do strange things; the idea that these lockdowns might have greater geopolitical significance never occurred to me.
An Indian man travelled to Europe on a plane he built during the Covid lockdown. The four-seat aircraft was constructed by Alappuzha, Kerala, resident Ashok Aliseril Thamarakshan over the course of over 18 months.