A Spanish study revealed that the lock down or stay-at-home orders implemented by governments around the world may not have worked. It was expected that the stay-at-home orders would reduce the spread of the virus, but the study showed that essential workers had a lower infection rate that those staying at home.
In a 4 to 3 ruling, Wisconsin’s Supreme Court overturned the state’s stay-at-home orders, mandated by an unelected government official. The decision allowed all businesses to reopen and ended any restrictions on the size of public gatherings in that state.
According to a report in the April edition of JAMA Psychiatry, the stay-at-home and social distancing orders mandated by governments are having an adverse effect on people’s mental health. People are social beings and the reduction in human contact has “the potential for adverse outcomes on suicide risk is high.”
You probably don’t know who Neil Ferguson is, but he is the guy that started the “panic-demic” aspect of the COVID-19 pandemic that resulted in several countries, states and cities implementing stay-at-home orders and lock downs of their respective jurisdictions.
The medical experts say countries need to enforce stay at home orders in order to slow down the spread of the COVID-19. So, how come several US states (Arkansas, Iowa, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming) decided they wouldn’t do this and are now seeing a decline in COVID-19 deaths without putting thousands out of work? READ: Some states have refused to issue stay-at-home orders for COVID-19. Despite media criticism, their coronavirus projections are improving, too.