Swedish Covid-19 mortality in perspective

In Sweden, over 70s comprise around 90% of Covid-19 deaths, with the majority having two or more comorbidities.

The age group seeing the most Covid fatalities is 80-89 years (41%), followed by the 90+ years category (26%). Note that average life expectancy at birth in Sweden is 81 for men …

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Sky Australia Interview with Johan Giesecke on Sweden's evidence based approach to Covid

Interview with former chief Swedish epidemiologist Professor Johan Giesecke, who reveals that he is 'watching with interest' how Australia and other countries come out of lockdown. Giesecke questions the effectiveness of the draconian measures taken and the wisdom of the UK government for basing its policy on Imperial College's flawed, non-peer-reviewed paper, championing instead Sweden's 'evidence-based' approach, which relies on social distancing and good old-fashioned handwashing.

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Swedish Government fears that impact from the lockdown may prove more lethal than the virus.

Lockdown is likely to have major economic implications that in the future may harm healthcare due to lack of resources. This may eventually cause even more deaths and suffering than the COVID-19 pandemic will bring in the near term

  • Sweden has adopted a relatively relaxed strategy, seemingly assuming that overreaction …

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