Friday, July 23, 2021

Sweden’s no-lockdown Covid strategy vindicated

July 23, 2021 By Thomas Lifson

Alone among the advanced countries of the world, Sweden followed the sensible policy for dealing with a highly transmissible virus with a 99%+ survival rate, dangerous mostly to easily identifiable groups – the elderly and those with co-morbidities. It allowed the population at minimal risk to carry on life as usual, and restricted movements and otherwise protected only those at elevated risk. As the rest of the advanced world locked down, life for almost all Swedes went on as normal.

The result: herd immunity spread. Sweden’s economy avoided the catastrophic harm inflicted elsewhere. And now we see that Sweden’s approach (which, incidentally, is how all previous pandemics have been handled) has been vindicated......................

 Meanwhile, Australia is severely locking down half of the country’s population in a panic over the delta variant’s spread, as other nations are panicking over less-lethal variant, hysterically touting the rise in “cases” (otherwise known as positive PCR tests), most of which are asymptomatic, and which build herd immunity...............To Read More...

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