Military protocol in Swedish hospitals prepare for worst outbreak

The guidelines are helped by the Swedish welfare state. Paid sick leave and childcare help people to stay away from work.

Regional hospitals in Sweden are implementing military protocols, borrowed from NATO.

It is part of efforts to prepare for the worst-case scenario resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.

Rules within Sweden remain relatively relaxed, despite some 1,500 confirmed cases.

Al Jazeera’s Paul Rhys reports from Stockholm.