We know how many people have died from the coronavirus. We know how many people have tested positive for it. We know which states have the most cases. We even know how many people are in hospitals because of it. The numbers are shoved down our throats by the media daily and are being used to justify a new wave of lockdowns and school closures as 2020 winds down.
There’s no question the coronavirus is harmful to some people — chiefly elderly people and those with preexisting conditions. But the lockdowns have been deadly, too — a portion of the narrative that has conveniently been left out of the conversation. Children are especially prone to the unintended consequences.
Read the full op-ed in the Washington Examiner by Dr. Molly Rutherford, an independent physician practicing in Kentucky and member of the Job Creators Network.