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PUBLICERADES 8 Jan 2021 13:09

Parliament says yes to new pandemic law

The Swedish Parliament has said yes to the government's proposal for a temporary pandemic law. The law allows regulation of more businesses than currently possible. For example,...

PUBLICERADES 7 Jan 2021 09:45

Moderna's vaccine approved in the EU

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended the approval of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine. On Wednesday, the European Commission granted what is known as a conditional...

PUBLICERADES 31 Jan 2020 17:16

The first confirmed coronavirus case in Sweden

It has been confirmed that a woman in the county of Jönköping is infected with the coronavirus, according to the Public Health Agency of Sweden. This woman recently visited the...

PUBLICERADES 20 Apr 2020 10:41

New information on covid-19 risk groups

In a new report, the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare (“Socialstyrelsen”) identifies the groups most at risk of being especially seriously affected if they contract...

PUBLICERADES 29 Jan 2021 17:39

EMA recommends Covid-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca for authorisation in the EU

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended granting a conditional marketing authorisation for Covid-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca.

PUBLICERADES 17 Mar 2020 21:25

A temporary ban on travel to Sweden due to covid-19

In response to the European Council and Commission's recommendation, the Government has decided to temporarily stop unnecessary trips to Sweden from countries outside Europe.

PUBLICERADES 9 Mar 2020 14:58

The Public Health Agency of Sweden recommends testing of patients who have been to the Tyrol

As of today, the Public Health Agency of Sweden ("Folkhälsomyndigheten") recommends that people who have been in the Austrian state of Tyrol test themselves for covid-19 if they...

PUBLICERADES 24 May 2021 16:39

The travel warning is extended until 1 July

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Utrikesdepartementet, UD) has decided to extend its warning against non-essential travel until 1 July.

PUBLICERADES 20 Nov 2020 09:02

Local visiting bans possible for retirement homes

Today, the government has decided to allow the Public Health Agency of Sweden to impose local bans on visiting retirement homes.

PUBLICERADES 10 Nov 2020 15:50

Decision on stricter general recommendations in Kalmar, Västerbotten and Norrbotten Counties

The Public Health Agency of Sweden has decided on stricter general recommendations after consultation with infection control doctors in Kalmar, Västerbotten and Norrbotten...