Är Sverige är ett totalitärt land likt Kina?

| 17 april, 2020

Vilken skrapa Sverige får i The Telegraph. Man får intrycket att Sverige är ett totalitärt land likt Kina.

“Two weeks ago Swedish state epidemiologist Anders Tegnell ruled supreme in Sweden. Almost literally. The Prime Minister, Stefan Löfven, was rarely seen whereas Mr Tegnell hosted a daily press conference.

The number of deaths in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland had not yet started to deviate sharply. Mr Tegnell claimed that the Swedish Health Agency was on top of the latest and most reliable facts and models. During a period of hysteria, he was widely hailed as a hero for his calm and seemingly scientific focus. Schools, workplaces and restaurants remained open.

Old people, claimed Tegnell, would be fine if younger Swedes refrained from visiting their elderly parents in retirement homes. Surely no one responsible for the health of a nation could be so certain that stricter measures were unnecessary? Unless also certain that Swedish circumstances really are special? Not when death curves were rising exponentially in other countries? Mr Tegnell had to be right, so therefore every critical non-Swedish expert had to be wrong….”


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Författare: Madeleine Lilja

, vår ledarskribent med Magisterexamen inom media och kommunikations-vetare, samt forskarutbildning inom journalistik, 280 hp