While Minnesota continues its forlorn efforts to suppress the irrepressible CV-19, it is enduring what appears to be a renewed significant case surge, in which their is substantial representation by the fully vaxed population. Meanwhile, much of Europe, despite also being very heavily vaxed, is also seeing cases spike. But one country isn’t. You can probably imagine which country that is–Sweden. I strongly suspect that the policy of letting the virus run more and getting people vaccinated has that country at a point where most of the population has some form of immunity and transmission is slow, and infections don’t lead to serious illness. Great place to be, very smart long-run policy. The closest we have in the US is Florida which similarly appears done with the epidemic. The recent summer wave in the state coupled with high vaccination has led to one of the lowest if not the lowest per capita case rate in the country. This Zero Hedge post has more on the European surge. (ZH Column)
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