The Swedish model for fighting COVID-19

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    Sweden has both mandatory and voluntary covid restrictions. Residents who can, are asked to stay home. There’s a ban on serving alcohol in the evening. Masks are only recommended during rush hour. There have been more than 12,000 Covid-19 deaths in a population of just ten million. This has left some doubtful. When Gösta Andersson fell ill, doctors refused to give him intensive medical care. But after pressure from his daughter Ulrika, he received treatment.

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