WHO Reverses Course, Now Advises Against Use of ‘Punishing’ Lockdowns

For months, an overwhelming majority of the planet’s population has been subject to cruel and unnerving lockdowns: businesses closed, travel restricted, and social gatherings kept to a minimum. The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have sunk our economies, kept loved ones apart, derailed funerals, and made personal and economic liberty a casualty as much as our health. One report states it could cost us $82 trillion globally over the next five years – roughly the same as our yearly global GDP. Many of these initial lockdowns were justified by policy recommendations by the World Health Organization. The WHO’s director-general Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, writing […]