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News Sweden: Sweden steadfast in strategy as toll continues climbing

Published on: Tuesday 26 May 2020
Sweden steadfast in strategy as toll continues climbing
News source: https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/live-blog/2020-05-27-coronavirus-news-n1215286/ncrd1215251

Transmission is slowing down, the treatment of COVID-19 patients in intensive care is decreasing significantly, and the rising death toll curve has been flattened,” Foreign Minister Ann Linde told ...

News Sweden: No-lockdown Sweden balks at the possibility it could be excluded as Nordics reopen borders

Published on: Tuesday 26 May 2020
No-lockdown Sweden balks at the possibility it could be excluded as Nordics reopen borders
News source: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/05/27/swedens-no-lockdown-could-mean-its-excluded-from-nordics-reopening.html

Sweden's Foreign Minister Ann Linde said that the EU had cautioned against discriminating when opening borders.

News Sweden: Sweden stayed open during the coronavirus pandemic: Is it a model for the future?

Published on: Tuesday 26 May 2020
Sweden stayed open during the coronavirus pandemic: Is it a model for the future?
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/International/sweden-stayed-open-coronavirus-pandemic-model-future/story?id=70666450

Sweden has pursued its own distinct path when it comes to tackling the coronavirus pandemic. By choosing to stay open rather than instituting a policy of lockdown, Sweden's policies have drawn both ...

News Sweden: COVID-19 deaths in Sweden top 4,000: Public Health Agency

Published on: Monday 25 May 2020
COVID-19 deaths in Sweden top 4,000: Public Health Agency
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/covid-19-deaths-sweden-top-121023196.html

The death toll from the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in Sweden has topped 4,000, statistics published by the Public Health Agency showed on Monday. The data published on the agency's website showed that deaths from COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, had risen to 4,029 from

News Sweden: ABBA star says it's too soon to decide whether Sweden's coronavirus response was correct

Published on: Thursday 21 May 2020
ABBA star says it's too soon to decide whether Sweden's coronavirus response was correct
News source: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/05/22/abbas-bjrn-ulvaeus-too-soon-to-decide-on-swedens-virus-response.html

ABBA superstar Björn Ulvaeus told CNBC that the Swedish capital of Stockholm seems to be back to normal, despite the country reportedly seeing the highest number of coronavirus deaths per capita in ...

News Sweden: Anders Tegnell, the man behind Sweden’s no‑lockdown coronavirus strategy

Published on: Saturday 23 May 2020
Anders Tegnell, the man behind Sweden’s no‑lockdown coronavirus strategy
News source: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/anders-tegnell-the-man-behind-swedens-no-lockdown-coronavirus-strategy-m3ft7z6vn

Democratic Republic of Congo, 1995. An ebola outbreak has just been declared. Anders Tegnell, a Swedish epidemiologist, is sent to Kinshasa to help with the response. Panic is widespread, the relief ...

News Sweden: Sweden 'wrong' not to shut down, says former state epidemiologist

Published on: Saturday 23 May 2020
Sweden 'wrong' not to shut down, says former state epidemiologist
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/may/24/sweden-wrong-not-to-shut-down-says-former-state-epidemiologist

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News Sweden: Sweden boosts elderly care spending as coronavirus death toll rises

Published on: Tuesday 12 May 2020
Sweden boosts elderly care spending as coronavirus death toll rises
News source: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/05/12/sweden-boosts-elderly-care-spending-as-coronavirus-death-toll-rises.html

The Swedish government has pledged to spend an additional 2.2 billion Swedish krona ($226 million) on care for the elderly, as its death toll from the coronavirus continues to rise.

News Sweden: Larry Elder: Coronavirus response — Sweden takes this different approach to pandemic

Published on: Tuesday 12 May 2020
Larry Elder: Coronavirus response — Sweden takes this different approach to pandemic
News source: https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/coronavirus-sweden-different-approach-pandemic-larry-elder

Sweden, unlike its Scandinavian neighbors, made different decisions to deal with the coronavirus pandemic. It issued no mandatory orders. It did not require its citizens to shelter at home. True, as ...

News Sweden: Has Trump Decided We Will Follow Sweden and Just Not Told Us?

Published on: Sunday 10 May 2020
Has Trump Decided We Will Follow Sweden and Just Not Told Us?
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/10/opinion/trump-sweden-coronavirus.html

If you feel dizzy from Trump signal left — issuing guidelines for how states should properly emerge from pandemic lockdowns — while turning right — urging people to liberate their states from ...

News Sweden: Sweden’s Doing Better Than New York State

Published on: Monday 11 May 2020
Sweden’s Doing Better Than New York State
News source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/swedens-doing-better-than-new-york-state-11589221909

While Sweden’s fatality rate is higher than that of the U.S. as a whole, state fatality rates vary from 0.003% in Texas to 0.122% in New York, which, together with New Jersey (0.084%) and Massachusetts (0.055%), all have much higher death rates than Sweden (0.026%).

News Sweden: Coronavirus and the Sweden Myth

Published on: Sunday 03 May 2020
Coronavirus and the Sweden Myth
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/04/opinion/coronavirus-sweden-herd-immunity.html

For countries battling the coronavirus pandemic, Sweden sets a seductive example. While the world’s biggest economies have shut down, one small, well-governed Scandinavian country has allowed most ...

News Sweden: 'We stick to the rules': why cinemas in Sweden have stayed open during the pandemic

Published on: Friday 01 May 2020
'We stick to the rules': why cinemas in Sweden have stayed open during the pandemic
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/film/2020/may/01/cinemas-in-sweden-remain-open-coronavirus-pandemic

Many of the country’s movie theatres have continued to operate despite alarming death toll, with social distancing measures in place ...

News Sweden: Sweden Bucked Conventional Wisdom, and Other Countries Are Following

Published on: Sunday 03 May 2020
Sweden Bucked Conventional Wisdom, and Other Countries Are Following
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/sweden-bucked-conventional-wisdom-other-222649065.html

Spring is in the air, and it is increasingly found in the confident step of the people of Sweden.With a death rate significantly lower than that of France, Spain, the U.K., Belgium, Italy, and other European Union countries, Swedes can enjoy the spring without panic or fears of reigniting a new epidemic

News Sweden: Sweden Is a Viral Punching Bag

Published on: Tuesday 14 April 2020
Sweden Is a Viral Punching Bag
News source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/sweden-is-a-viral-punching-bag-11586905784

How the progressive utopia became an easy target for the no-tradeoffs crowd.

News Sweden: Sweden's coronavirus death toll reaches 1,000

Published on: Tuesday 14 April 2020
Sweden's coronavirus death toll reaches 1,000
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/15/sweden-coronavirus-death-toll-reaches-1000

Scientists question Sweden’s light-touch approach as other Nordic countries record lower death rates ...

News Sweden: Sweden avoids wide-reaching coronavirus lockdown, despite other countries' tougher actions

Published on: Tuesday 14 April 2020
Sweden avoids wide-reaching coronavirus lockdown, despite other countries' tougher actions
News source: https://www.foxnews.com/world/sweden-avoids-wide-reaching-coronavirus-lockdown-despite-other-countries-tougher-actions

Many people globally are getting upset over government-overreach lockdowns brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. Not in Sweden, though, the country in Europe seemingly preferring freedom to safety.

News Sweden: I challenge the online ‘experts’ so critical of No 10 on coronavirus: tell us, has Sweden got it right or wrong?

Published on: Saturday 04 April 2020
I challenge the online ‘experts’ so critical of No 10 on coronavirus: tell us, has Sweden got it right or wrong?
News source: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/i-challenge-the-online-experts-so-critical-of-no-10-on-coronavirus-tell-us-has-sweden-got-it-right-or-wrong-xk6nlpjfx

The blame game is up and running. Hardly a person in authority has stuck their head above the parapet without receiving a chorus of vitriol. Chris Whitty, chief medical officer, trended online last ...