COVID-19 Pandemic

In early 2020, the World Health Organization declared a pandemic as the SARS-CoV-2 virus spread throughout the world, resulting in large scale development of COVID-19.

Public Health Responses

Externalities From Public Health Responses

Drug overdoses rose in the U.S. during 2020.1)

Science and Research During the COVID-19 Pandemic

During the pandemic, the reputations of science institutions, scientific journals, and many scientists have been called into question.

COVID-19 Pandemic Statistics


North America

United States

COVID-19 Pandemic Response Economic Fallout

The economic fallout due to the policies imposed during the pandemic may result in substantially more harm than the virus itself.

UK NHS Care Backlog

Here, NHS Providers admit that there are now over 5.3 million people waiting to begin hospital treatment - the highest number since records began in 2007.


Supply Chain Problems

COVID-19 Pandemic Politics

See politics

Unusual Events and Circumstances

During the pandemic, it was noted that influenza and numerous other viruses virtually disappeared from surveillance. The reasons why have been hotly debated.


In order to quell any opposition, some public health agencies, government officials, and businesses have encouraged and/or engaged in censorship.