Lockdowns only reduced COVID-19 death rate by .2%, study finds: 'Lockdowns should be rejected out of hand''

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Leftwing Mainstream Media completely avoid Johns Hopkins study finding COVID lockdowns ineffective
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5 February 2022
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National News
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The Johns Hopkins University study also found that shelter-in-place orders reduced COVID-19 mortality by 2.9%...

Lockdowns during the first COVID-19 wave in the spring of 2020 only reduced COVID-19 mortality by .2% in the U.S. and Europe, according to a Johns Hopkins University meta-analysis of several studies. 

"While this meta-analysis concludes that lockdowns have had little to no public health effects, they have imposed enormous economic and social costs where they have been adopted," the researchers wrote. "In consequence, lockdown policies are ill-founded and should be rejected as a pandemic policy instrument."...

"We find little to no evidence that mandated lockdowns in Europe and the United States had a noticeable effect on COVID-19 mortality rates," the researchers wrote....


CNN, MSNBC, NYT, WaPo completely avoid Johns Hopkins study finding COVID lockdowns ineffective, Fox, 5 February 2022. ABC, CBS, NBC also ignored the anti-lockdown study

There has been a full-on media blackout of the new study outlining the ineffectiveness of lockdowns to prevent COVID deaths....

Made in China: On the Lab-Leak Origin of Covid, by Jim Geraghty, National Review, 3 February 2022.