Other guy wrote:
Other guy wrote:
If things carry on as they are with people not wearing masks, things will carry on as they are. Things won't get back to normal.
If there was a large amount of people wearing masks, social distancing and hand washing then this thing would be stamped down on and over within a month. People are just not willing to do it, so we carry on in this half life.
This is about Sweden. Things are almost back to normal there.
No, things are not "almost back to normal there". Not even in the other Nordic countries, which BTW have done much better.
Actually they are
Except for the cratered GDP -- which was the whole thing no-lockdown was supposed to avoid, right?
You actually believe the story that the nation that did nor close down its businesses is doing worse than those that did?
Can you explain how that is remotely possible?
The story? The Swedish GDP will be reduced to same level as the other Nordic countries, approx 3,3 percent, whatever your "common sense" tells you. Official numbers. On the surface it might seem counterintutive. But your slogan seems to be: It can't be, therefore it is'nt. And they have been hit harder when it comes to unemployment than for example Norway. I.e. the offical Swedish numbers. You should do the job yourself. The statistics and prognosis from the official sources are waiting for you. Norway, half the population, 278 deaths, Sweden 5918. And in Sweden the infections are on the rise, not so in Norway. In both countries people now take the restictions seriously. BTW there were and are a lot of restrictions on businesses in both countries, but Sweden has paid the price for not locking down for the short periode of time as Norway did. Don't do cherry picking, but inform yourself.