Renowned French researcher and physician posted this study today from Spain that found those who were essential workers and were out working actually were less infected than those who were cooped up at home in lockdown.
The lockdowns didn’t work as intended in Spain.
Governement study about COVID-19 seroprevalence in Spain: among workers, those who had an “essential profession” and continued working were less infected than those staying at home. This should lead to a reflection on the role of general confinement. https://issuu.com/prisarevistas/docs/prevalencia/3 …
BREAKING COVID-19 antibody testing in Spain estimates ~5% infected
-Those in quarantine trended toward a higher infection rate than those working (6.3% vs 5.3%)
-Higher rate of infection in those OVER age 60 (6.1% vs 4.8%)
Challenges the idea that lockdowns protect the elderly
Japan: no lockdown, little testing, no excess mortality.
Tokyo overall mortality data shows no surge in deaths during pandemic | The Japan Times
Tokyo has not seen an increase in overall deaths during the coronavirus outbreak, boosting officials’ assertions that they have largely kept infections und