Is the Swedish coronavirus model working? It seems not…

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Notoriously, Sweden has not followed the lockdown model that other countries have adopted to address the coronavirus crisis. The result is a markedly different economic impact in Norway and Sweden as this FT charts shows:

And what has the consequence been in health terms:

It really does not look as though the Swedish model is working.

Unless life is cheap, that is. Some, I suspect, think it is.

I think Sweden has got this wrong. The likelihood that this will become very much clearer is high, I suspect.