If we sacrifice to Big Government our freedom, our money, our jobs, our future, and our dignity, in return Big Government will abolish death. That premise is the basis of the lockdown strategy for dealing with the Wuhan coronavirus.
The premise is a lie. Death is part of life. Elderly people with preexisting conditions dying from viruses is not something that will stop no matter how big the government.
Dave Morrison has some interesting thoughts on the futility of the devastating lockdown, which is a far larger problem than the virus itself: