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Is the cure really worse than the disease? The health impacts of lockdowns during COVID-19
### Summary box During the pandemic, there has been ongoing and contentious debate around the impact of restrictive government measures to contain SARS-CoV-2 outbreaks, often termed ‘lockdowns’....
https://gh.bmj.com/content/6/8/e006653
Prof. Gavin Yamey MD MPH @GYamey - Tue Jul 20
The smiley faces, cherry blossoms, Great Barrington Declaration fans, "natural herd immunity" enthusiasts & anti-maskers do not approve of our new @GlobalHealthBMJ analysis on lockdowns 😉 So, here's a long-ish thread on what we did & did not find 1/n gh.bmj.com/content/6/8/e0…
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Health Nerd @GidMK - Tue Jul 20
BIG NEWS New paper out in BMJ Global Health with a brilliant team of researchers on the health impacts of lockdowns Long story short - lockdowns aren't ideal, but COVID-19 outbreaks are probably much worse 1/n gh.bmj.com/content/6/8/e0…
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Andrew Morris @ASPphysician - Wed Jul 21
Excellent paper by ⁦@GidMK⁩ ⁦@GYamey⁩ and colleagues to dispel with the nonsense that lockdowns cause more harm than COVID. (Lockdowns DO cause harm btw). Is the cure really worse than the disease? The health impacts of lockdowns during COVID. gh.bmj.com/content/6/8/e0…
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Dr Lea Merone MBChB (hons) MPH&TM MSc FAFPHM Ⓥ @LeaMerone - Tue Jul 20
Is the cure really worse than the disease? The health impacts of lockdowns during COVID-19 | BMJ Global Health new paper from ⁦@GidMK⁩ ⁦@flaxter⁩ and me (and others!) gh.bmj.com/content/6/8/e0…
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Ash Paul @pash22 - Fri Jul 23
Is the cure really worse than the disease? The health impacts of lockdowns during COVID-19 gh.bmj.com/content/6/8/e0…
Health Nerd @GidMK - Tue Jul 20
Our new paper asks whether COVID-19 lockdowns are worse than epidemics of the disease itself The answer? Thus far, probably not gh.bmj.com/content/6/8/e0…
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Aris Katzourakis @ArisKatzourakis - Tue Jul 20
Is the cure really worse than the disease? The health impacts of lockdowns during COVID-19. tl;dr - no Put on your must read list. gh.bmj.com/content/6/8/e0…
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