by UnHerd
Thursday, 15
April 2021

Did Sweden get Covid wrong?

Johan Giesecke, the outspoken epidemiologist, assesses a year of pandemic
by UnHerd

One year ago, an interview with Professor Johan Giesecke of Sweden began to go viral on YouTube. It was early in the pandemic, and he was the most senior voice (as a former state epidemiologist of Sweden, Chief Scientist at the European Centre of Disease Control and advisor to the Director General of the WHO) to come out forcefully against lockdowns.

He promised to come back in a year to review the evidence — and with typical Swedish punctuality, here he is.

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