Steve Jobs refused conventional treatment for pancreatic cancer. He might be still alive today if only the government had coerced him into getting FDA-approved chemotherapy.
Famous author, Isaac Asimov, and tennis star, Arthur Ashe, both died of from AIDS that they had acquired from blood transfusions during surgery. They might have lived many more years if only the government had closing bars, clubs, gyms, shops, etc. and severely restricted anyone from leaving home. Cuba implemented watered-down program of confining those who had the disease or were asymptomatic carriers with significant success; more aggressive policies should have been even more successful.
If only we had known then what we know now, imagine all lives that could have could have been saved. For the future, why limit the benefits of these policies to COVID?
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