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Has the Swedish strategy against the coronavirus failed miserably?

TOPICS: coronavirus, death toll, deaths, pandemic, Scandinavia, social distance, Sweden

In the past week, Sweden has led the way in per capita coronavirus deaths, surpassing Spain, Italy, Belgium and the United Kingdom, according to data collected by the Financial Times. This is a figure that stands out from its Nordic neighbours and that many attribute to the strategy implemented in the Scandinavian country, where no […]

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Brexit and COVID-19: perfect storm stalks Boris Johnson

TOPICS: Boris Johnson, Brexit, coronavirus, COVID-19, crisis, death toll, GDP, Gross Domestic Product, pandemic, unemployment

The Boris Johnson government is under increasing pressure from its own ranks to provide some oxygen to the economy in the midst of the pandemic. In April, the first month that the British were entirely confined, the number of people applying for unemployment assistance rose from 856,500 to 2.1 million, the highest rise in a […]

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Russia records 10,000 coronavirus infections in a single day

TOPICS: confinement, coronavirus, death toll, Russia, Spain, statistics, United Kingdom, Vladimir Putin

Russia has begun to ease restrictions on the fight against the coronavirus in several regions after Russian President Vladimir Putin decided to relax the confinement despite the daily increase of more than 10,000 cases still in the country. In Russia, the curve of coronavirus cases has not yet begun to flatten out and the country […]

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