The Swedish strategy ignored differences between the Swedish majority society and the immigrant communities

Migrációkutató Intézet
  • May 20, 2020
  • Kossuth Rádió, Jó reggelt, Magyarország!

Emese Kovács, our researcher evaluated the Swedish open society approach to coronavirus epidemic on Kossuth Radio in the programme Good morning Hungary! She said, while the theory of herd immunity is an epidemiological question, from a sociological point of view, we can state that the Swedish strategy ignored the cultural, economic and social differences between the Swedish majority society and the immigrant communities, which contributed greatly to the spread of the coronavirus and the high mortality rates in Sweden. The converstation starts at 8:25.