People sunbathe in a park on Lake Malar in Stockholm on June 24. Sweden has never banned gatherings or enforced the use of face masks during the pandemic. Photo: Reuters People sunbathe in a park on Lake Malar in Stockholm on June 24. Sweden has never banned gatherings or enforced the use of face masks during the pandemic. Photo: Reuters
People sunbathe in a park on Lake Malar in Stockholm on June 24. Sweden has never banned gatherings or enforced the use of face masks during the pandemic. Photo: Reuters

Sweden’s anti-lockdown coronavirus expert says he’s ‘willing to reconsider’ face masks

  • Anders Tegnell has repeatedly made international headlines since advising against a full lockdown of the Scandinavian country
  • He has so far argued against the WHO’s recommendation to use face masks, saying there’s ‘very little scientific evidence’ that they work

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People sunbathe in a park on Lake Malar in Stockholm on June 24. Sweden has never banned gatherings or enforced the use of face masks during the pandemic. Photo: Reuters People sunbathe in a park on Lake Malar in Stockholm on June 24. Sweden has never banned gatherings or enforced the use of face masks during the pandemic. Photo: Reuters
People sunbathe in a park on Lake Malar in Stockholm on June 24. Sweden has never banned gatherings or enforced the use of face masks during the pandemic. Photo: Reuters
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