Tag: <span>lockdown</span>


Will lockdowns stop COVID-19 pandemic?

A recent study leaded by Johan Giesecke (Swedish top epidemiologist), from Karolinska Institute in Stockholm (Sweden), points to lockdowns are not the way to stop COVID-19 pandemic. Many countries (and members of their press media) have marvelled at Sweden’s relaxed strategy in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic: schools and most workplaces have remained open,...


6 steps every country must take now to prevent coronavirus deaths

With more than a billion new people on lockdown this week, the World Health Organization (WHO) had a simple request: don’t waste this opportunity. Physical distancing measures such as lockdowns only slow the virus’ spread, WHO officials warned. They can’t eradicate it. Cancelled events, closed schools and stay-at-home orders buy countries time to develop targeted...