Study Finds Stricter Lockdowns May Be Bettter for Economies

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  • A new study has found that stricter and earlier lockdowns may be better for economies than later moderate lockdowns
  • Citing China's early and strict lockdown, the study showed that such quality of lockdowns can clamp down on the spread of the coronavirus much more effectively
  • The study cites that businesses can absorb the shock of a brief lockdown better as it causes less disruptions compared with longer lockdowns
  • Thr study also suggests a cautious approach to relaxing lockdowns may reduce the risk of later lockdowns and may be better for the global economy
  • The authors suggest that easing lockdowns over a 12-month period may be less disruptive and more effective at containing the outbreak than swift lifting of lockdowns