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WHO Envoy Says Sweden Comments in Radio Interview Misinterpreted

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A World Health Organization special envoy on Covid-19 has issued a clarification of comments made in a radio interview that were interpreted by many as an endorsement of Sweden’s soft lockdown.

“I make a point of not making specific comparisons between national responses,” David Nabarro said in a statement that followed a a radio interview in New Zealand, which imposed strict measures against the coronavirus. “I encourage all nations to adopt comprehensive prevention and containment strategies.”