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Advantages and Disadvantages of a Lockdown
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Advantages and Disadvantages of a Lockdown

We are simultaneously witnessing an unprecedented pandemic, loss of life and resources, a global environmental crisis, and the resultant economic downfall due to it all - and we are only halfway through with the year. The world as we knew it has ceased to exist. Closer inspection into what the ongoing coronavirus pandemic exhibits is that 2020 is the year that everything changed. The shift towards a new normal was inevitable and almost everyone has had to navigate and deal with it. And in order to limit the further spreading of the virus, lockdowns have been put in place by affected countries. So here is a quick rundown on what are the implications of a lockdown in the current backdrop of events. WHAT DOES A LOCKDOWN IMPLY? The meaning of a lockdown differs based on its context. It can b...