Well, viruses that can kill kinda instil fear, that's hardly breaking news. This one sure has despite people trying to pretend it's just a mild cold for the most part.Fear of the virus was.
Lockdowns kill people. They aren't a solution to the problem.
Why would it mention something that didn't exist yet? And what does that have any relevance to what I asked? Don't change the subject.
Do you assert that the guidelines for infectious diseases and health practices found in Leviticus 13-15 are "utterly simplistic tropes" and "absolute ignorance"?
Lockdowns are an extreme measure to take, no disputing that at all or the negative ramifications that they have in any way. A lot. That's why they're only enacted in extreme crisis such as a global pandemic...
In regards to your latter, no, I don't assert such at all. I don't look to the OT in regards to anything regarding medicine or forensic science either so that should answer your question - if you can appreciate the context at least.