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Oops! Former Swedish Health Chief Says No-Lockdown Policy 'Hasn't Been The Smartest'

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Oops! Former Swedish Health Chief Says No-Lockdown Policy 'Hasn't Been The Smartest'

Oops! Former Swedish Health Chief Says No-Lockdown Policy 'Hasn't Been The Smartest'

Sweden's lockdown-free strategy to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic is a global outlier.

Business Insider reports the Nordic country has a soaring death rate, with many of the oldest, frailest people left vulnerable to catching the virus.

Former state epidemiologist Annika Linde says in hindsight, Sweden probably should have instituted a lockdown after all.

I think we're starting to see that the Swedish model maybe hasn't been the smartest in every respect.

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