Fact-checked by: Myth Detector

2021/02/10 | Georgia

FALSE: 2020 mortality statistics in Sweden, where no restrictions were imposed, is a proof that pandemic does not exist

Explanation: Mortality statistics in Sweden doesn't prove that the virus doesn't exist. It is true, that Sweden did not introduce strict measures nor implement restrictions, but notably, according to the provisional data from Statistics Sweden, the death rate had relatively risen in 12-26 and 45-53 weeks of 2020, and has exceeded the 2015-2019 average. Moreover, the death rate caused by Corona is higher, than in neighboring Finland, Norway, and Denmark.

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