Sweden on Wednesday extended a series of restrictions introduced to limit the spread of the coronavirus amid a rise in new cases. “Stay the course, the situation is serious. Once again, I would like to ask for a real effort,” Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said. He urged inhabitants to limit their social contacts andContinue Reading

An unvarnished and direct tone but hardly effective in the current situation, Vootele Päi, consultant for communication group Corpore, said. This kind of “twitching” suggests that those in charge of crisis management are panicking and on the verge losing control and a sense for reality. “The prime minister’s messages willContinue Reading

Taneli Puumalainen, chief physician at the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare

The first batches of coronavirus vaccine may be delivered to Finland later this month, according to Taneli Puumalainen, chief physician at the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL). Interviewed on Yle TV1 on Saturday, Puumalainen said that the initial doses will probably arrive between Christmas and New Year’s afterContinue Reading