the U.S. could enter an economic depression that would be worse for the country than the spike in COVID-19 cases.

The primary argument for “reopening” the economy in the last few months has been that, if we do not, the U.S. could enter an economic depression that would be worse for the country than the spike in COVID-19 cases. Do some research and decide whether this is a reasonable gamble or not. Is it true that we’re putting our whole economy at risk by keeping restaurants, retail and other business closed?