The period of lockdowns

Report 030, 2022-07-26


Lockdowns were connected to corona, and are now seen as an ending phenomenon. Corona is leaving us and many presume lockdowns are leaving us too.

But suddenly we see that lockdowns are a response to any new virus. First we had monkeypox that caused a mandatory quarantaine of three weeks. And now, in Florida, a lockdown was announced because of infectious snails.

We seem to be heading towards a period of lockdowns. A period where any new disease causes a big reaction, in fear of being too late. Even when diseases are hardly of concern, the response may be very damaging. Businesses need to prepare for these overreactions to affect how they operate.

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