Spread of virus last autumn was played down

3:40 min
  • When the spread of Covid-19 started taking off again after last summer, it was not matched by Public Health Agency statements.
  • Swedish Radio's reporters have compared what state epidemiologist Anders Tegnell said at the time, to data about the spread of the virus and how people followed recommendations.
  • Today, Tegnell says: "If we had cried wolf (back then), it may have made a difference, but we don't know that".