Less food poisoning, more cybercrime: the unintended consequences of the coronavirus shutdown

I like to step back and look at the bigger picture sometimes. The linked article is a different take on how lockdown is affecting Australia. Here in the UK, death rates are at about normal for the time of year. If you have any observations, please share. We could all do with distraction…:

[…] But other curious side-effects of the pandemic have begun cropping up – taking many by surprise.

Cybercrime, for example, is on the rise, while traditional crime looks set to fall. And while we are less likely to see food poisoning, banking could become more challenging for some.


Original article here