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World still doesn't understand, says Sweden's COVID expert

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World still doesn't understand, says Sweden's COVID expertAfter three months of non-stop controversy, Sweden's top epidemiologist is about to go on vacation. Anders Tegnell is unlikely to stray far from home, after much of the European Union excluded Sweden from safe travel lists. His decision to advise against a Swedish lockdown has coincided with one of the world's highest COVID-19 mortality rates. But Tegnell insists Sweden's strategy remains widely misunderstood. Over the past week, the epidemiologist has made headlines by lashing out at the World Health Organization and labeling as "mad" countries that opted for strict lockdowns. Throughout it all, Tegnell has argued that the world is only in the first stage of dealing with a long, uncertain...
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