• Sweden, noted for its lax COVID-19 response, never mandated face masks. Now it's dropping its vague recommendation to wear one at all

    25 days ago - By Business Insider

    People travel on a commuter train in Stockholm, Sweden, on March 1, 2021.
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    Sweden never mandated that people wear masks during the pandemic, unlike many other places.
    It only recommended people wear them at certain times on public transport.
    It's now dropping that recommendation.
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    Sweden broke with most of the rest of the world and never mandated that people wear masks during the coronavirus pandemic. Now its even dropping its lose recommendation to use them. Sweden's Public Health Agency said that its recommendation...
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