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Inaccurate Virus Models Are Panicking Officials Into Ill Advised Lockdowns

Jeff Katz
March 27, 2020 - 10:30 am

Many state and local leaders across the U.S. have thrust their cities or entire states into lockdown over the coronavirus, but does their reaction match what the data is telling them?

According to The Federalist, it does not. It seems that many officials are relying on a single source of information upon which to base their decisions regarding COVID-19. However, many of this source's doomsday predictions on the spread of the virus have been wrong, which leaves one to wonder why so many officials are quarantining their citizens en masse and shutting down the economy.