The historic shutdown of Denmark, as prime minister, Mette Frederiksen (S) announced at a news conference 11. march, now becomes the centre for an expert examination.
It is a broad political majority agreed on. It writes the Danish Parliament in a press release.
the group of Experts shall scrutinize the healthcare preparedness, but also the decisions which led to the decommissioning of Denmark in the middle of march.
Since the outbreak of the corona virus hit Denmark, have Danish politicians in a few days adopted more hastelove. And the government has taken decisive decisions.
Both have affected both the health of citizens, freedom and the uk's economy.
In the report, should form the basis of the representations, says:
- the Majority acknowledges that Denmark is in a quite exceptional situation because of the Covid-19. Not previously, Denmark has experienced a crisis like this.
- Therefore, the government, the Parliament and the population in a very short time had to take a lot of responsibility and make important decisions of significant importance for both population health and the economy.
- This obviously raises the question of whether Denmark was well enough prepared Covid-19, and were made the right decisions in connection with the decommissioning of Denmark.
It is the professor emeritus Jørgen Grønnegård Christensen, appointed to the chairman of the group.
He must now be responsible for finding a team of five experts, who need to have knowledge in law, economy and society - and health sciences.
president of the Danish parliament, Henrik Dam Kristensen (S) says, that the examination shall contribute to the Denmark can be better prepared if a pandemic hits again.
- It must first and foremost make us wiser on how the situation around the corona and the decommissioning was handled. Thus, we can be better equipped if the situation were to repeat itself, which of course we hope not to, he says.
the Results are, according to the plan presented in January 2021.