Sweden never closed its schools, businesses or cafes and restaurants, allowing the virus to circulate. Photo: AP Sweden never closed its schools, businesses or cafes and restaurants, allowing the virus to circulate. Photo: AP
Sweden never closed its schools, businesses or cafes and restaurants, allowing the virus to circulate. Photo: AP

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus: Sweden bucks pandemic trend, still refuses to recommend face masks

  • Swedish public health officials argue masks were not effective enough to warrant mass use
  • Country’s daily death toll peaked in April and is now down to a couple of deaths a day

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Sweden never closed its schools, businesses or cafes and restaurants, allowing the virus to circulate. Photo: AP Sweden never closed its schools, businesses or cafes and restaurants, allowing the virus to circulate. Photo: AP
Sweden never closed its schools, businesses or cafes and restaurants, allowing the virus to circulate. Photo: AP
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