The curious case of Sweden

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By The Times

The curious case of Sweden

The Swedish government's approach to coronavirus has been controversial. Unlike in the UK, they have urged citizens to take personal responsibility for enforcing social distancing rather than using police forces to ensure rules are followed. Now that the country has passed the grim milestone of 1,000 coronavirus deaths, what can the UK learn from the Swedish government's light-touch approach to the pandemic?

Guests: 

Louise Callaghan, Middle East correspondent for the Sunday Times. 

Host: Manveen Rana

 

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