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Lockdowns during early pandemic saved lives, but not a go-to strategy moving forward: study

Lockdowns during early pandemic saved lives, but not a go-to strategy moving forward: study

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain The U.S. pandemic lockdown in 2020 caused a $2.3 trillion economic downturn and split the nation politically, and now some European nations are locking down again as Omicron surges through the global population. But do these drastic measures save lives? Are they worth massive job and income losses? A new University…

Trending Medical and health breaking news Pandemic Lockdowns, Cleaner Air Tied to Fewer Heart Attacks

Trending Medical as well as health and wellness splitting information Pandemic Lockdowns, Cleanser Air Linked to Less Cardiovascular Disease

Nov. 30, 2021 — When skies were blue and air pollution was reduced during stay-at-home lockdowns at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, there were fewer severe heart attacks in the United States, a new study suggests.The researchers examined air pollution levels and numbers of severe heart attacks reported by emergency medical service personnel in…