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Johan Ahlander

Estudio de anticuerpos en Suecia muestra un largo camino hacia la inmunidad frente al coronavirus

20 May 2020

ESTOCOLMO, 20 mayo Un estudio sueco encontró que sólo el 7,3 por ciento de los habitantes de Estocolmo desarrollaron anticuerpos contra COVID-19 a finales de abril, lo que podría avivar la preocupación de que la decisión de no hacer cuarentenas en Suecia contra la pandemia pueda traer poca inmunidad de rebaño en un futuro próximo.

Swedish antibody study shows long road to immunity as COVID-19 toll mounts

20 May 2020

STOCKHOLM, May 20 A Swedish study found that just 7.3 percent of Stockholmers developed COVID-19 antibodies by late April, which could fuel concern that a decision not to lock down Sweden against the pandemic may bring little herd immunity in the near future.

As Sweden goes it alone, a COVID-19 survivor and trucking boss balances risk

01 May 2020

STOCKHOLM Per Arne Fredin has been at the sharp end of Sweden's policy to buck the norm and avoid a COVID-19 lockdown - a decision that has been hailed as both visionary and irresponsible by public figures around the world. | Video

RPT-As Sweden goes it alone, a COVID-19 survivor and trucking boss balances risk

01 May 2020

STOCKHOLM, April 30 Per Arne Fredin has been at the sharp end of Sweden's policy to buck the norm and avoid a COVID-19 lockdown - a decision that has been hailed as both visionary and irresponsible by public figures around the world.

Sweden eyes benefits of spurning lockdown in the face of pandemic

22 Apr 2020

STOCKHOLM While much of Europe remained in lockdown, students played table tennis and made weekend plans at Kunskapsskolan, one of many Swedish schools kept open in a country that bucked the global trend of severe shutdowns to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

Sweden's Handelsbanken first-quarter profits stand up to coronavirus shock

22 Apr 2020

STOCKHOLM Sweden's Handelsbanken reported a smaller-than-expected fall in first-quarter net earnings as loan loss provisions caused by the financial strain of the coronavirus pandemic grew less than many analysts had estimated.

Nordic nations face deep recessions in 2020, recovery eyed: Reuters poll

21 Apr 2020

OSLO/STOCKHOLM/COPENHAGEN Denmark, Norway and Sweden face some of their worst economic downturns on record this year as the coronavirus pandemic shuts down many businesses, according to a Reuters poll of economists released on Tuesday.

UPDATE 2-Swedish spring budget pledges SEK 100 bln to fight coronavirus crisis

15 Apr 2020

* Repeats expects Swedish economy to shrink 4% in 2020 (Adds details, quote, graphics)

Sweden's liberal pandemic strategy questioned as Stockholm death toll mounts

04 Apr 2020

STOCKHOLM A spike in novel coronavirus infections and deaths in Stockholm has raised questions about Sweden's decision to fight the outbreak without resorting to the lockdowns that have left much of Europe at a standstill.

Swedbank hit with record $386 million fine over Baltic money-laundering breaches

19 Mar 2020

STOCKHOLM Sweden's financial watchdog hit lender Swedbank with a record fine of 4 billion crowns ($386 million) on Thursday for serious deficiencies in its anti-money-laundering work and said the bank had withheld information from authorities.

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