Covid-19: ‘We don’t have a strategy of herd immunity,’ Swedish FM tells FRANCE 24

Sweden’s Foreign Minister Ann Linde spoke to FRANCE 24 about the Covid-19 pandemic and the specific approach put in place in her country – avoiding lockdown and relying on trust and discipline. She also discussed the issues of EU borders and European solidarity.

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In This Story: Covid-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

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