Sweden was right
Lockdowners have called Sweden names.
Sweden didn’t panic. They followed pre-Covid pandemic response plans.
Excess mortality data is hard to escape. Sweden was right all along.
Three Germanic countries’ excess mortality data is below, all from https://mpidr.shinyapps.io/stmortality/.
Austria and Germany locked down hard. Sweden didn’t. I suspect even they did too much, with mask recommendations and limited school closures for certain ages. Their brief spell of excess mortality may well have been as a result of these measures.
What about Scandinavian comparisons? Here they are.
What am I missing? I’d much appreciate a contradictory argument. Not cynically or sarcastically. I’m desperate to understand the case for lockdowns. For now, all I can think of is mania.