Epidemiologist turns hero amid Sweden’s unusual handling of COVID-19

Epidemiologist turns hero amid Sweden’s unusual handling of COVID-19

Swedish epidemiologist Anders Tegnell, an unknown civil servant at the Public Health Agency before the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, has become the face behind the country’s unusual strategy to avoid a lockdown. The 64-year-old is enjoying widespread recognition, including by some clients at tattoo parlors. PM Lofven’s popularity surged as majority have confidence in the handling of the crisis.

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Johnny
Johnny 4 weeks

Sweden is 22nd highest case count but 12th highest death count. Their fatality rate in relation to cases is as high as any, and more than most. Is this a win?

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Tencent owns Spotify 4 weeks

Idolatry, ughhh. I think he made the right call, but I don't think this man is a demigod. Jffjgf

Max Bants
Max Bants 4 weeks

Wish we had done that...

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