Pandemic exposes holes in Sweden's generous social welfare state
Updated as of Oct 09 07:56 AM
In the popular imagination, Sweden does not seem like the sort of country prone to accepting the mass death of grandparents to conserve resources in a pandemic. Yet among the nearly 6,000 people whose deaths have been linked to the coronavirus in Sweden, 2,694, or more than 45%, had been among the country’s most vulnerable citizens: those living in nursing homes.
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