Sweden trying to balance coronavirus measures with economic care: infectious diseases expert

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Sweden is attempting to balance controlling the Coronavirus pandemic with keeping its economy moving, a professor in infectious diseases told Radio Sweden, but authorities have to be flexible and ready to adapt.

Karolinska Institute's Anders Björkman says Sweden needs to continuously track the evolution of the epidemic and be prepared to adapt its policies accordingly.

But the country's level of testing among healthcare professionals is "outrageous", he argues, adding that it is also time to start testing for antibodies among the population.

Listen to the report to hear more.