A top official from The World Health Organization (WHO) praised Sweden on Wednesday as a “model” for the rest of the world, in fighting the novel coronavirus.
“I think if we are to reach a new normal, I think in many ways Sweden represents a future model of — if we wish to get back to a society in which we don’t have lockdowns,” Dr. Mike Ryan said while speaking to reporters from Geneva.
Ryan, who serves as executive director of WHO’s Emergencies Program, praised Sweden’s health care system and credited it with making all the right moves from the beginning of the outbreak.
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WNU Editor: Dr. Ryan Michael’s remarks on Sweden are at the 41:04 mark in the above video. Quite a contrast from the reporting of only 3 weeks ago …. Sweden’s Relaxed Approach to the Coronavirus Could Already Be Backfiring (Time). More here …. The World Health Organization’s Swedish flip-flop (NYPost).
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