India’s Dramatic Fall in Virus Cases Leaves Experts Stumped

AP reports that COVID-19 cases have fallen greatly in India, but they don’t say why. What they don’t report is that India’s government has distributed “COVID Home Kit” with Zinc, Doxycycline, and Ivermectin at a cost of $2.65 per person. I wonder why we don’t do the same? How many lives could have been saved if we had? How lives could be saved in the future if we started now?

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Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times.

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