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Crisis agency head resigns over travel controversy

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  • Dan Eliasson, the director general of Sweden's crisis response agency, the Civil Contingencies Agency, has resigned.
  • On Thursday, Camilla Asp was promoted from within MSB, the agency's Swedish acronym, as the temporary replacement.
  • Eliasson's resignation came after he broke public health rules by travelling to the Canary Islands during Christmas.