As Democrats push for more shutdowns, researchers warn that draconian coronavirus restrictions are slowly killing us.
Startling new research now suggests what many people — including former President Donald Trump — have said all along: The dubious “cure” could be deadlier than the virus itself.
“Long-term social isolation is known to carry an increased risk of mortality comparable to smoking 15 cigarettes a day — and lonely people are more likely to choose coping mechanisms that aren’t good for their health,” The Guardian reported Saturday. That statistic came from research originally published in Perspectives on Psychological Science.
The Guardian talked to numerous people who have suffered debilitating depression caused by the social isolation of government-mandated shutdowns.
In November, the U.K. Office for National Statistics published a report showing that crippling loneliness has surged to record levels, especially among 16-to-29-year-olds.
This revelation mirrors similar