Students celebrate their high school graduation in Stockholm, Sweden, on June 3. Schools have never been closed in Sweden amid the pandemic. Photo: ReutersStudents celebrate their high school graduation in Stockholm, Sweden, on June 3. Schools have never been closed in Sweden amid the pandemic. Photo: Reuters
Students celebrate their high school graduation in Stockholm, Sweden, on June 3. Schools have never been closed in Sweden amid the pandemic. Photo: Reuters

Sweden’s Covid-19 expert calls global lockdowns ‘madness’, even as country registers one of highest death rates

  • Instead of closing schools, shops and restaurants, Sweden left pretty much everything open throughout the pandemic
  • The country now has more deaths per 100,000 than the US, according to Johns Hopkins University data
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Students celebrate their high school graduation in Stockholm, Sweden, on June 3. Schools have never been closed in Sweden amid the pandemic. Photo: ReutersStudents celebrate their high school graduation in Stockholm, Sweden, on June 3. Schools have never been closed in Sweden amid the pandemic. Photo: Reuters
Students celebrate their high school graduation in Stockholm, Sweden, on June 3. Schools have never been closed in Sweden amid the pandemic. Photo: Reuters
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