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austerity application during covid-19

Austerity measures have been criticised for an array of different reasons including increases unemployment, higher debt-to-GDP ratios, worsening falling demand, failure to lower bond yields, causes falls in nominal GDP, etc. cutting public spending increases unemployment and pushes the suffering of an economic downturn onto the most vulnerable, while harming economic growth and solidifying societal inequalities. It is now widely considered to be something to do in times of economic prosperity but not in times of recession as the myth of fiscal responsibility and obsession with deficits have helped to stretch out the suffering of the last global recession and negatively affected economic growth. Do you think austerity can work durign covid-19?

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