Life is carrying on as normal in Sweden - scientists explain the controversial approach

A cleaner wearing a face mask cleans a bench on a deserted platform for trains bound for Arlanda Airport, at Stockholm Central station, Sweden March 21, 2020. Very few passengers pass the Central station due to the coronavirus COVID-19 disease outbreak.  TT News Agency/Anders Wiklund/via REUTERS      ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. SWEDEN OUT. - RC2DOF91P2WV

Sweden has adopted a more relaxed approach than its neighbours. Image: via REUTERS

Paul Franks
Professor of Genetic Epidemiology, Lund University
Peter M Nilsson
Professor of Internal Medicine - Epidemiology, Lund University
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