So are we over-reacting?

Some commentators believe we are killing the economy to save a few lives. Sweden is using minimal precautions while keeping businesses open. But is it working? And how many extra deaths are we seeing?

Julian Talbot

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Tracking COVID-19 excess deaths across countries

Official COVID-19 death tolls still under-count the true number of fatalities. National statistical offices in a handful of countries have released some total mortality data to the end of March. Several showed an excess of deaths that was more than twice the official COVID-19 tally for the same period.

Antibody tests support what's been obvious: Covid-19 is much more lethal than the flu

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Chris Hedges: America's heading into the next Great Depression

Author of America: The Farewell Tour: We're heading for a steep decline; Biden and the Democrats have no answers. "A society can change so quickly because the underlying structures are rotten. ... That was true in the Weimar Republic in Germany, before the Nazis took full control. That was true in Yugoslavia before the civil war and ethnic violence. It is true here in the United States too. This country cannot withstand the stress of the coronavirus pandemic." "Twelve hundred dollars to individuals suffering during this crisis is not sufficient. ... That $1,200 is going to get vacuumed right up by the credit card companies and the banks who hold the mortgages."

Sweden Coronavirus: 12,540 Cases and 1,333 Deaths - Worldometer

Sweden Coronavirus update with statistics and graphs: total and new cases, deaths per day, mortality and recovery rates, current active cases, recoveries, trends and timeline.

WHO COVID-19 Dashboard for Sweden

As at 16APR20 - UK CFR: 13%. FPP: 0.0210% (Fatalities Per Population - 13,000 out of 63,000,000) - US CFR: 4.3% FPP: 0.0080% - AUS CFR: 0.98% FPP: 0.0003% - Sweden CFR: 10.08% FPP: 0.0120%