I am going to do a 3 part series on this subject. America’s Frontline Doctors have published so much. Please stay tuned all week.
A study appearing in the peer-reviewed International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH) entitled COVID-19 and the Political Economy of Mass Hysteria concluded that quasi-official “mass and digital media…may have had adverse consequences during the COVID-19 crisis. The resulting collective hysteria may have contributed to policy errors by governments not in line with health recommendations.”
The authors, Department of Applied Economics I, History and Economic Institutions and Moral Philosophy, Social and Legal Sciences Faculty, Rey Juan Carlos University, Madrid, Spain Professor Philipp Bagus, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universidad Autónoma de Chile Professor José Antonio Peña-Ramos, and Department of Business Economics (ADO), Applied Economics II and Fundamentals of Economic Analysis, Social and Legal Sciences Faculty, Rey Juan Carlos University Professor Antonio Sánchez-Bayón wrote their aim was “to develop a political economy of mass hysteria.