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Swedish Disease Expert Calls WHO's COVID-19 Warning 'A Total Mistake'

Anders Tegnell says the WHO misinterpreted Swedish data when it included Sweden in a list of nations with a resurgence. Days before the WHO warning, Sweden saw a surge of 1,699 new coronavirus cases.

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Bill Chappell is a writer and editor on the News Desk in the heart of NPR's newsroom in Washington, D.C.