A person walks through a nearly empty Times Square in New York on March 25. Photo: EPA-EFE A person walks through a nearly empty Times Square in New York on March 25. Photo: EPA-EFE
A person walks through a nearly empty Times Square in New York on March 25. Photo: EPA-EFE
Richard Harris
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Richard Harris

The world simply can’t afford China-style coronavirus lockdowns

  • Mass containment has become the narrative of the coronavirus pandemic, but is it really the answer? From an economic perspective, it makes more sense to actively protect vulnerable people, and get everyone else back to work

A person walks through a nearly empty Times Square in New York on March 25. Photo: EPA-EFE A person walks through a nearly empty Times Square in New York on March 25. Photo: EPA-EFE
A person walks through a nearly empty Times Square in New York on March 25. Photo: EPA-EFE
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