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Johan Ahlander

Loved and loathed, Sweden's anti-lockdown architect is unrepentant

Jun 25 2020

STOCKHOLM As the architect of Sweden's unorthodox response to the coronavirus pandemic, Anders Tegnell has got used to receiving death threats and being urged to resign.

New study casts more doubt on Swedish coronavirus immunity hopes

Jun 18 2020

STOCKHOLM Sweden's hopes of getting help from herd immunity in combating the coronavirus received a fresh blow on Thursday, when a new study showed fewer than anticipated had developed antibodies.

Doubts remain as Sweden closes case of Palme assassination after 34 years

Jun 10 2020

STOCKHOLM A Swedish prosecutor closed the case of the assassination of Prime Minister Olof Palme after 34 years on Wednesday, accusing a graphic designer who died two decades ago of the country's most notorious unsolved crime. | Video

Sweden should have done more against coronavirus but broad strategy right: chief epidemiologist

Jun 03 2020

STOCKHOLM Sweden's chief epidemiologist said on Wednesday the country should have done more to combat the coronavirus but backed the broad strategy, which avoided the strict lockdowns seen in many other countries.

Estudio de anticuerpos en Suecia muestra un largo camino hacia la inmunidad frente al coronavirus

May 20 2020

ESTOCOLMO, 20 mayo Un estudio sueco encontró que sólo el 7,3 por ciento de los habitantes de Estocolmo desarrollaron anticuerpos contra COVID-19 a finales de abril, lo que podría avivar la preocupación de que la decisión de no hacer cuarentenas en Suecia contra la pandemia pueda traer poca inmunidad de rebaño en un futuro próximo.

Swedish antibody study shows long road to immunity as COVID-19 toll mounts

May 20 2020

STOCKHOLM A Swedish study found that just 7.3 percent of Stockholmers developed COVID-19 antibodies by late April, which could fuel concern that a decision not to lock down Sweden against the pandemic may bring little herd immunity in the near future.

As Sweden goes it alone, a COVID-19 survivor and trucking boss balances risk

May 01 2020

STOCKHOLM Per Arne Fredin has been at the sharp end of Sweden's policy to buck the norm and avoid a COVID-19 lockdown - a decision that has been hailed as both visionary and irresponsible by public figures around the world. | Video

RPT-As Sweden goes it alone, a COVID-19 survivor and trucking boss balances risk

May 01 2020

STOCKHOLM, April 30 Per Arne Fredin has been at the sharp end of Sweden's policy to buck the norm and avoid a COVID-19 lockdown - a decision that has been hailed as both visionary and irresponsible by public figures around the world.

Sweden eyes benefits of spurning lockdown in the face of pandemic

Apr 22 2020

STOCKHOLM While much of Europe remained in lockdown, students played table tennis and made weekend plans at Kunskapsskolan, one of many Swedish schools kept open in a country that bucked the global trend of severe shutdowns to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

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