PBS NewsHour

What Denmark and Sweden can teach us about fighting COVID-19

Clip: 09/08/2020 | 7m 45s | Video has closed captioning.

Countries around the world have pursued different strategies to cope with the coronavirus pandemic. While many implemented shutdowns, including Denmark, nearby Sweden took a different approach, trusting citizens to follow social-distancing guidelines on their own and setting an objective of herd immunity. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports on how the two responses played out.

Aired: 09/08/20

Rating: NR

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