This is the UK but I am willing to bet that US has had a similar negative result due to the delay of many medical procedures and treatment.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... -bare.html
The analogy is interesting and supports the statement that the cure (lockdown) is as bad or worse than the disease, at lest in the UK.Rates of depression and anxiety also doubled, according to analysis from the ONS. While the British Medical Journal of Psychiatry found that nearly one-in-five people had suicidal thoughts in the first month of lockdown.
University of Buckingham cancer specialist Professor Karol Sikora called the newspaper’s analysis a “stunning demonstration of lockdowns’ harmful effects across society”.
“If lockdown were a drug, you’d need to consider the side effects, and yet we’re not – even though we seem to be diving headlong into another one.
“People sometimes claim it’s a question of health versus the economy, but it’s not – it’s health versus health,” Prof Sikora told the Daily Mail.
As a treatment I would say the negative side effects are very severe.
Meanwhile Ireland is going back to a nationwide lockdown.
https://www.npr.org/sections/coronaviru ... job-losses
The country expects 150,000 people to lose their jobs over the next "couple of days," Deputy Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said.
What is a better treatment? The thing they did for centuries quarantine those exposed.
https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-10- ... demic.html
He said if he could have one wish, it would be to ensure "every contact of a confirmed case is in quarantine for the appropriate period".
"I do not believe that has occurred systematically, anywhere," he told a virtual press conference from the WHO's headquarters in Geneva, saying it was "a good part of the reason why we're seeing such high numbers".