A man wearing a protective mask walks in the rain past the Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm, Sweden on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Sweden plans to ask European Union to investigate origin of Covid-19, likely further straining relations with China

  • Sweden’s health minister, Lena Hallengren, says an investigation is important to know ‘the origin and spread of the coronavirus’
  • Sweden’s ties with China are already tense; Stockholm has repeatedly asked for Beijing’s release of bookseller Gui Minhai
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A man wearing a protective mask walks in the rain past the Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm, Sweden on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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