Ep 1286: Covid-19 - Despite 15,000 Covid Deaths Swedes Remain Sanguine and Party On

Stockholm-based journalist Philip O'Connor talks to Eamon about the Covid surge in Sweden, a country with an R rate of over 1.5, a 78.3% rate of vaccination and few measures in place to control the spread of the virus.

Published: 12/07/2021

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Philip O'Connor

Philip O'Connor is an Irish freelance multimedia journalist, broadcaster and author living and working in Stockholm, Sweden for the last 20 years. In that time, he has covered major sporting events such as soccer World Cups and the Olympics as well as elections and breaking news all over Scandiavia. A fluent Swedish speaker, he also understands Norwegian and Danish.