Online Event: A Conversation with Anders Tegnell
Please join the CSIS Commission on Strengthening America’s Health Security on Wednesday, December 9 from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. EST for a conversation with Anders Tegnell, State Epidemiologist of the Public Health Agency of Sweden. Sweden’s national response to Covid-19 has been notably restrained. The Swedish government has emphasized public trust and individual responsibility, while eschewing national lockdowns and mask mandates. Schools, restaurants, and local businesses have remained open. But as the winter surge unfolds, as mortality rates have risen and economic impacts have become more pronounced, its approach is shifting, subject to closer scrutiny and public debate. In this CSIS public event, J. Stephen Morrison, Senior Vice President and Director of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, will join with Anders Tegnell in discussing Sweden’s evolving response to the Covid-19 pandemic, including lessons learned from 2020 and what lies ahead in 2021.
This event is made possible by the generous support of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.