So, What’s Up With Sweden?

The country is taking a controversial approach to containing the coronavirus

Sweden is forgoing lockdowns and taking an alternative approach to preventing the spread of the coronavirus. The government is advising people to follow social distancing recommendations, but schools, gyms, and restaurants remain open. It’s unclear how it will work, but the country is in the spotlight since mass closures have taken hits on economies worldwide.

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Alexandra Sifferlin

Alexandra Sifferlin

Health and science journalist. Former editor of Medium’s Covid-19 Blog and deputy editor at Elemental. TIME Magazine writer before that