How lockdowns kill. It’s not just about the economy, stupid.

Mike Caccioppoli
7 min readJan 25, 2021

On or around March 14th 2020 (It’s easy to lose track of time these days) Governor Gavin Newsom appeared on television to say that California was shutting down completely. He said that it was an emergency as Covid-19 was spreading like wildfire and deaths were skyrocketing and hospitals were being overwhelmed. On this day he called it “just a moment in time” and to give him “15 days to