Fed Member Advocates 6-Week Lockdown to Beat COVID-19

Medical staff members wearing protective clothing to help stop the spread of a deadly virus which began in the city, work at the Wuhan Red Cross Hospital in Wuhan on January 25, 2020. - The Chinese army deployed medical specialists on January 25 to the epicentre of a spiralling viral outbreak that has killed 41 people and spread around the world, as millions spent their normally festive Lunar New Year holiday under lockdown. (Photo by Hector RETAMAL / AFP)

Minneapolis Federal Reserve head Neel Kashkari says the United States needs a full economic shutdown for up to six weeks to halt the infection spike of COVID-19 — “and get it right this time.”

In a Friday New York Times commentary written by Kashkari and Michael Osterholm of the University of Minnesota, the pair argued the initial March lockdown did not go far enough.

“To be effective, the lockdown has to be as comprehensive and strict as possible,” they wrote.

“If we aren’t willing to take this action, millions more cases with many more deaths are likely before a vaccine might be available. In addition, the economic recovery will be much slower, with far more business failures and high unemployment for the next year or two.”

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  1. Bankrupties and mental meltdowns (aka suicides) will ensue.
    And as long as this fellow had his 15 minutes of fame, he cares for nothing else.

  2. Lockdowns are definitely not to shoot the fevers out of the people, but they are for putting up additional 5G coronavirus radiation towers as well as arresting more coronavirus Deep State criminals.


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