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Sweden's and Denmark's similar cultures diverge on COVID-19

Clip: 04/08/2020 | 6m 28s Video has closed captioning.

In Scandinavia, Sweden is experiencing a rising death toll from COVID-19 -- as well as growing doubt about the country’s more relaxed approach to handling it. Meanwhile, neighboring Denmark is set to ease some of its lockdown restrictions after a drop in numbers of infections and deaths. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant, who lived in Copenhagen for seven years, reports from outside London.

Aired: 04/08/20

Rating: NR

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