Sweden's Coronavirus Strategy Drives Up Infection Rate

Sweden didn't impose a strict lockdown like many other countries did to contain coronavirus.

The goal was to develop immunity in the population of 10 million ahead of an expected second wave of COVID-19. So far, Sweden has a higher infection and death rate than its Scandinavian counterparts.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with the BBC's Maddy Savage (@maddysavage) in Stockholm.

This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.


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