Study: Lockdowns Had Largest Impact in Destroying Economic Activity

The world may be nearing the end of the coronavirus pandemic (at least we can hope), but the post mortems are just beginning. A new paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research found important correlations between sales losses and lockdowns across counties in California. Economists Robert W. Fairlie and Frank M. Fossen used state … Continue reading Study: Lockdowns Had Largest Impact in Destroying Economic Activity

At‐​Home Self‐​Administered COVID Tests Without a Prescription May Finally Be Available–It Didn’t Have to Take This Long

The FDA requires people to get a prescription from a health care practitioner in order to purchase the test to self‐​administer at home. And providers are instructed to give a prescription only to patients who are symptomatic.

3 States Account for 42 Percent of All COVID-19 Deaths in America. Why?

In a recent article in The Atlantic, Thomas Chatterton Williams decried America’s handling of the coronavirus. The words “utter disaster” are used, and Williams, an expatriate, contrasts America’s response to that of France, where he currently lives. “As Donald Trump’s America continues to shatter records for daily infections, France, like most other developed nations and … Continue reading 3 States Account for 42 Percent of All COVID-19 Deaths in America. Why?