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22,137 views • June 8, 2022

Gigi Foster: Did Our Pandemic Policies Kill More People Than They Saved?| TEASER

“How many people would you be willing to kill in order to save one from COVID? That is essentially the trade-off. That's the kind of question we should have been asking.” As any economist will tell you: with every action, there is a cost. Yet few seemed to think about the fact that COVID policies could be more deadly than the virus itself, says Gigi Foster, a professor at the University of New South Wales’ School of Economics and co-author of “The Great Covid Panic: What Happened, Why, and What To Do Next.” From skipped cancer screenings to impeded speech development in toddlers to growing social inequality, when we add it all up, what price did we pay?
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