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Viruses versus Lockdowns: It's Not about Tradeoffs

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05/15/2020Michel Accad

Presenting "saving lives" as a more or less equal alternative to commerce and community is a misguided view of what the lockdown debate is really all about.

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Original Article: "Viruses versus Lockdowns: It's Not about Tradeoffs"

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Michel Accad

Michel Accad, MD, practices cardiology and internal medicine in San Francisco, offering individualized care in a free-market setting. His blog about health care and medicine is He also co-hosts the Accad And Koa Report podcast.

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