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8 5, 2:57am
They started the restrictions way too late. If you compare western France and northeastern France, you'll see there have been very few deaths in western France. Whereas Alsace, where it started, was hit the hardest. So, yeah, restrictions did protect the population when put in place early enough.
Compare Sweden and Norway. 7,5 more deaths per capita in Sweden. Yes, in the long run, the two countries might have the same results. But what about if a cure or a vaccine is available in the fall?
About proper clothing: Sweden did not have enough suitable PPE for the vårdhem. I'm not even sure there's enough now.