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Old 6 April 2020, 06:53 AM   #5402
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Originally Posted by Zakalwe View Post
It is though worth bearing in mind that Sweden has a population more than 6 times lower than the U.K. with a land area thatís nearly double ours, giving a population density 12 times lower. Itís a lot harder to keep a lid on an infectious disease that spreads through close contact in small, densely populated countries and regions. I think their numbers are comparatively pretty bad and certainly donít suggest that their strategy is working.
You may be correct. Statistics are difficult to interpret sometimes. You make an interesting point about the size of the country but that could be irrelevant if the bulk of the population live in the towns/cities?

Their strategy may be working exactly how they intend - Get it over and done with, thinking they will have a similar amount of deaths either way Ė but with a less affected economy.
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