What did it to the economy? That is the question.
A deadly summer: Months spent in lockdown and the pandemic’s effects on the economy appear to have contributed to an abnormally large increase in homicides across 20 major U.S. cities
Try “lockdown and its effects on the economy.” Wherever you stand on the lockdown issue, as thinking it’s the price we had to pay, it’s what did it, putting people out of business right and left, slashing employment, etc.
How often is this slipped over on us? That mean old pandemic did it, not the lockdown.