Amanpour and Company

Sweden's Coronavirus Toll

Clip: 07/23/2020 | 2m 34s Video has closed captioning.

Compared with the U.S., most of Europe has fared better in handling COVID-19. But one country in particular has drawn a lot of attention by being something of an outlier: sparsely-populated Sweden did not order a lockdown or close its economy. Was staying open worth the loss in life? Christiane speaks with the architect of the policy: the country’s top epidemiologist Dr. Anders Tegnell.

Aired: 07/23/20

Rating: NR

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