“We find no clear, significant beneficial effect of most restrictive nonpharmaceutical interventions (mandatory stay-at-home and business closures) on case growth in any country… Lockdowns do 10 times more damage to health of the citizens than they protect.”

Bendavid, E., Oh, C., Bhattacharya, J., Ioannidis, J.P.A. Assessing mandatory stay-at-home and business closure effects on the spread of COVID-19. European Journal of Clinical Investigation. 05 January 2021. https://doi.org/10.1111/eci.13484