The COVID-19 pandemic tag can cover posts about any aspect of the pandemic (biological, social, economic, etc.).

Cost of the pandemic

The Institute for Progress estimates that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused between $10 and $22 trillion dollars in economic damage and monetized health and life loss in the United States alone (which accounts for about 20% of gross world product and about 4% of world population).[1]

Further reading

Bruns, Richard & Nikki Teran (2022) Weighing the cost of the pandemic, Institute for Progress, April 21.

Chivers, Tom (2021) How many lives has bioethics cost?, UnHerd, December 23.

Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). Our World in Data explorer.

biosecurity | pandemic preparedness

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    Bruns, Richard & Nikki Teran (2022) Weighing the cost of the pandemic, Institute for Progress, April 21.