Podcast #24: Joel Hernandez asks what’s really going on in Sweden?

Joel Hernandez
Nathan Smith
4 September, 2020

In this week’s New Zealand Initiative podcast, the world’s media is closely watching how Sweden’s tackling of the Covid-19 virus plays out.

It appears the Nordic country has opted for a herd immunity strategy, as opposed to elimination or containment. But the crisis is not over yet and no one quite knows which strategy will pay off in the long run.

Nevertheless, Sweden suffered a relatively high number of deaths early in the crisis. Policy analyst Joel Hernandez has dug into why this may have happened in a new article.

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