the Attorney general has recommended Health and Ældreministeriet to start a tjenestemandssag against the Statens Serum institut's (SSI) former director Mads Melbye.
It informs the ministry.
There is also recommended a written warning to the professional director Peter Lawætz Andersen.
- the Attorney general recommends a tjenestemandssag over for Mads Melbye, with the option to resign, and to Peter Lawætz Andersen communicated to the written warning, writes the ministry.
There is, according to the Attorney general found 'serious' violations of habilitetsregler in connection with applications for the hiv patents and the negotiation of a license agreement with Serum Institute of India.
It is not apparent from the ministry's communication, what it will do now. Just that the ministry has received Kammeradvokatens reports and are now considering 'the process.'
Mads Melbye, indicating in an email to Ritzau, that he can't recognize the Kammeradvokatens the manufacture of the case, and that, therefore, he will consider his situation.
- It's pretty unreal for me, to the ministry of Health heralds a tjenestemandsundersøgelse. I can in no way recognize the case as it is described by the Attorney general, writes Mads Melbye.
- In the next few days I will, therefore, consider my situation.
Kammeradvokatens study has led to criticism, which is described in several media.
In april wrote six scientists, according to the Berlingske tidende, a letter to the Parliamentary Health committee, which they called the process 'extremely harmful for several reasons.'
Earlier in the april had But described the matter as a power struggle between the Mads Melbye and the health ministry's permanent secretary.
Again in may described But on the basis of anonymous sources in the State Serum Institute, that the staff felt ill-treated by Kammeradvokatens attorneys.
- in the Middle of coronakrisen, we have had to spend so much time to answer Kammeradvokatens meaningless questions, and we miss Mads Melbye as professional leader, said an anonymous senior physician to Weekendavisen.
- It's all so ugly, and the employees are treated disrespectful.
health Minister Magnus Heunicke (S) has previously refused to comment on the matter, while Kammeradvokatens investigation was on.