Since March 2020, we've been told that various interventions like lockdowns, masks, and stay-at-home orders are really effective against SARS-CoV-2. So much so, in fact, that the devastating damage caused by such measures have generally been neglected.
If these measures were effective enough to justify such sweeping measures that did so much damage to people's physical and mental health, employment prospects, their children's education, and much more, that effectiveness should surely be evident in the charts, and override all other factors.
Ready to give it a try? Let's see if we can find a clear story in the charts.