Biography of the Author Paul W Franks

Paul W Franks

Contributor to CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. Empty check-in counters are seen at the international terminal of Arlanda airport in Sweden

    Commentary: At which point will the coronavirus die out?

    Understanding the complex interactions between genetics, behaviour and environment is necessary to estimate when the coronavirus will burn itself ...
  2. People enjoy the sun at an outdoor restaurant, despite the continuing spread of coronavirus disease

    Commentary: COVID-19 – Sweden thinks we are underestimating how many people have it

    Like the proverbial canary in the coal mine, Sweden, which is encouraging social distancing but has not fully locked down, could guide the world, ...
  3. Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven holds a news conference in the government's office regard

    Commentary: Sweden’s COVID-19 approach has been too relaxed. But this decision is justified

    Although the government has been criticised, Sweden may soon develop herd immunity, say Paul W Franks and Peter M Nilsson of Lund University.