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The Misleading Lockdown

This blog was originally published in Setopati on May 2, 2020.

Flatten the curve via lockdown; then what? As long as the health infrastructure does not see an unprecedented scale of enhancement, and at similar rate, then we’re pretty much shifting the burden of Covid-19 to the future. The burden comes in (at least) two ways – public health (assuming the virus is as lethal as many are believing) and economy.

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Akash Shrestha

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Akash Shrestha is a researcher at Samriddhi Foundation where his focus areas are investment laws, public enterprises and education.

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