Glad Midsommar! Covid comparison in six charts: Sweden and UK

Did lockdown work? Sweden did not have a mandatory lockdown. How does their Covid story compare to the UK's?

How many people died per day?

The overall shape of the curves for UK and Sweden is remarkably similar.

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In deaths per million population, the daily numbers for Sweden are lower …

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Tucker Carlson update from the USA: Lockdown insanity

In May, "Tucker Carlson Tonight" remained the No. 1 cable news show among adults 25-54. With his other Fox hosts, he dominates cable news in the US. His monologues are forceful and provide a good insight into the mood of the nation - (well perhaps half of the nation, the other …

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UK Heads in the sand?

UK has its head in the sand over the economic cost of lockdown. While many are comfortable as the state funds them through lockdown we are sleep walking into an economic suicde.

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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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