The Swedish government maintains that citizens can be trusted to act responsibly for the greater good and will stay home if they experience any COVID-19 symptoms.
Denmark and Norway are set to reopen their borders next month but will exclude Sweden, where the infection rate is much higher. Elsewhere, India now has more cases and deaths than China. Follow DW for the latest.
German doctors and politicians are prepared to take in coronavirus patients from Russia. There has been no comment from Moscow, but observers in Germany are asking who will pay for their treatment.
As Nordic countries ponder opening borders with each other, concerns have been raised about Sweden's inclusion. The country's COVID-19 death toll is nearly four times the total of its neighbors.
Indian police have arrested two student activists, who in February participated in mass demonstrations against a controversial citizenship act. Activists say the law discriminates against the country's Muslim minority.
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