"While the Covid-19 epidemic continues to drag on in the United States, it’s largely over in Sweden where fatalities have dropped to no more than 2 deaths per day for the last week."
For a little perspective, Sweden has a population that is almost double that of Minnesota but whose death rate is now less than Minnesota's death rate. Sweden is almost done with its First Wave. Minnesota, not so much. So when you hear somebody bad-mouthing Sweden, you know what their agenda is. This is about a 7-minute read.Read more
While we are not yet quite done with the issue, it does look like Sweden deserves less criticism. We don't recall, in the history of medicine, that there was ever a quarantine of healthy people, it was always the sick ones that were quarantined. In the US, the motivation first came to light by a high school student winning a science fair by modeling social distancing and its effects on epidemics. We think we need more adults in the room.
So keep your eye on the issue along with South Dakota.Read more
“In a pandemic, there is no substitute for immunity, because immunity provides the best protection against reinfection.”Read more