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Covid Lessons: A Critical Perspective of What’s Going on in Sweden

10/08/2020 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


After a high demand for the SACC-SF/SV webinar on the Swedish corona strategy in August, we got requests about hosting a follow up webinar with a more critical standpoint. Therefore, we are pleased to present Professor Emeritus Anders Vahlne who will join us in a critical discussion of the Swedish strategy.

In April, a group of about 40 scientists and doctors in Sweden reacted when their government chose a path where they recommended the population themselves take responsibility for reducing the spread of the corona virus. They felt this was not a viable approach as the death toll in Sweden rose, which did not happen in the other Nordic countries.

Today they are the ”Science Forum Covid-19” and their mission is to save lives and prevent suffering in the Covid-19 pandemic. The Forum’s aim is to provide a non-political, unbiased assessment of the ongoing scientific discussion to find the best path to handle the pandemic through informed and ethical decisions, and reduce the impact of Covid-19.

We are pleased to present their chairman, Professor Emeritus Anders Vahlne. Dr. Vahlne will join us in a discussion with our Executive Director Mats Andersson, our business partner Lars Johansson from Burks Johansson LLP and our colleague Saga Fristedt. There will also be a possibility for the audience to ask questions.

Dr. Anders Vahlne is Professor Emeritus in Clinical Virology, Division of Clinical Microbiology at Karolinska Institutet and previously chief physician of the Clinical Virus Laboratory at the Karolinska Hospital in Huddinge. He is an adjunct professor of the University of Karachi, member of the President’s Advisory Committee of the Irish National Reference Laboratory at University College of Dublin and a director of the Karolinska Center of Excellence of the Global Virus Network.


10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in San Francisco & Silicon Valley
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