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10/5/21: COVID19: Nordics v Sweden

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Updating data on comparatives between Sweden (the 'natural experiment' for 'Covid19 is just a flu' crowd, albeit the pandemic was not treated as such in the country itself) and the Nordics.Note: I define three groups of 'Nordics' by composition.First, for completeness: case counts:The above is self-explanatory, but open to arguments concerning diagnostics and tests accuracy. Hence, let's take a look at deaths counts, which are much harder to 'fudge' for the 'Covid19 is a flu' crowd:In simple terms, Sweden's policy approach to the pandemic, as contrasted by other Nordics, has resulted in 6,137 deaths in excess of Nordics 3 group (Finland, Norway, Estonia, Iceland, the Netherlands and Denmark)11,219 more deaths than (population-comparable) Nordics 2 group (Finland, Norway, Estonia,

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Updating data on comparatives between Sweden (the 'natural experiment' for 'Covid19 is just a flu' crowd, albeit the pandemic was not treated as such in the country itself) and the Nordics.

Note: I define three groups of 'Nordics' by composition.

First, for completeness: case counts:

10/5/21: COVID19: Nordics v Sweden

The above is self-explanatory, but open to arguments concerning diagnostics and tests accuracy. Hence, let's take a look at deaths counts, which are much harder to 'fudge' for the 'Covid19 is a flu' crowd:

10/5/21: COVID19: Nordics v Sweden

In simple terms, Sweden's policy approach to the pandemic, as contrasted by other Nordics, has resulted in 

  • 6,137 deaths in excess of Nordics 3 group (Finland, Norway, Estonia, Iceland, the Netherlands and Denmark)
  • 11,219 more deaths than (population-comparable) Nordics 2 group (Finland, Norway, Estonia, Iceland), and
  • 12,512 deaths in excess of Nordics 1 group (Finland and Norway).
Here are country-by-country comparatives: 

10/5/21: COVID19: Nordics v Sweden


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