Tag: Roskilde University

  • Science Round-Up: Study finds bias against female politicians in Denmark

    Science Round-Up: Study finds bias against female politicians in Denmark

    The latest election represented a historic moment for women’s representation in Danish politics, where the proportion of 44 percent of elected women in the Folketing exceeded 40 percent for the first time. However, this is most likely the result of women’s sheer willpower in a society that continues to stack the deck against them, a […]

  • Forget parallel society: Is the ghetto plan stuck in a parallel universe?

    Forget parallel society: Is the ghetto plan stuck in a parallel universe?

    On September 11, Denmark’s neighbors crossed the Øresund to the polls. A right-wing bloc has now emerged with a majority in the Swedish parliament, depriving Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson and her Social Democrats of their position at the head of the government. However, it was the days and weeks before the election that revealed the […]

  • Huge increase in lesbians and single women seeking fertility treatment

    Huge increase in lesbians and single women seeking fertility treatment

    There has been a doubling in the number of lesbian and single women seeking fertility treatment over the last decade. The National Board of Health’s surveys conducted in 2021 showed that out of the 15,500 women who received fertility treatment, 2,721 were single and 595 members of lesbian couples, compared to 1,316 and 315 in […]

  • NemID crash pulls out

    NemID crash pulls out

    A crash affecting the log-in solution NemID and its associated services has not yet been resolved after two days. Since the beginning of 22. June, about a third of all users faced problems accessing online bank accounts, taxes, government documents, email and medical records. Nets, the company responsible for NemID, states that the crash is […]

  • Hard pill to swallow this fall!  Although Pfizer’s effective corona treatment is available, can we take it fast enough?

    Hard pill to swallow this fall! Although Pfizer’s effective corona treatment is available, can we take it fast enough?

    Get used to the term ‘test strategy’, because it will be more important than ever when the pandemic season resumes in the autumn, says Lone Simonsen, who is an epidemiologist at Roskilde University, according to TV2. With Pfizer’s pill Paxlovid hopefully available before then (a course of two pills every 12 hours for five days), […]

  • Science Round-Up: Danish universities form huge green-food collab

    Science Round-Up: Danish universities form huge green-food collab

    Denmark’s eight universities – DTU, University of Copenhagen, Aarhus University, IT University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen Business School, Aalborg University, University of Southern Denmark and Roskilde University – have joined forces on a unique new project on the green transition in food. . An interdisciplinary facility based at Aarhus University called the START Center for Sustainable […]

  • Denmark has obtained herd immunity

    Denmark has obtained herd immunity

    According to Tyra Grove Krause, scientific director of the Statens Serum Institut (SSI), Denmark has finally reached herd immunity regarding COVID-19 – at least for now. The term herd immunity refers to when there is so much immunity in the population that a disease can no longer spread widely in society. Even without restrictions, infection […]

  • Science Round-Up: ‘Historically poor’ wind speeds blamed for renewable energy dives

    Science Round-Up: ‘Historically poor’ wind speeds blamed for renewable energy dives

    The level of wind energy supply in the Danish electricity system fell in 2021 due to a “historically bad” year with wind speeds, according to Jesper Kronborg, senior business developer at the energy company Energinet. The contribution of the wind supply experienced a “noticeable decrease” from 46.5 to 43.6 percent between 2020 and 2021 – […]

  • Science Round-Up: Malaria medicine protects lung cells from covid-19

    Science Round-Up: Malaria medicine protects lung cells from covid-19

    A new study from Aarhus University has revealed that the malaria medicine Atovaquone helps prevent COVID-19 infection in various cells. The research showed that the medicine has a protective effect both before and after infection – which means that if approved, it can be used for both prevention and treatment of COVID-19. HHowever, the efficacy […]

  • Science Round-Up: Aboriginal medicinal plant reverses chemotherapy resistance

    Science Round-Up: Aboriginal medicinal plant reverses chemotherapy resistance

    Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have discovered a special flavonoid in an Australian plant used in traditional Aboriginal medicine, appears to reverse chemotherapy resistance. Professor Dan Stærk is leading the project, which is investigating the flavonoid’s interaction with ‘SN-38’ – the active substance in the drug irinotecan, which is used to treat an aggressive […]

  • Coronavirus infection in nursing homes has dropped significantly

    Coronavirus infection in nursing homes has dropped significantly

    Following a flare-up of corona infection in nursing homes in August and September, the infection has now dropped significantly. Last week, three cases of infection were registered. It shows figures from the Statens Serum Institut (SSI). One has to go back to the beginning of July to find a lower number of infected people in […]

  • Copenhagen job centers have for two years referred zero to jobs

    Copenhagen job centers have for two years referred zero to jobs

    The country’s job centers are responsible for helping the unemployed in jobs and education, and which help to get sick leavers back into the labor market. One of the tools is that the unemployed can be referred to apply for a specific job. But according to Berlingske’s access to documents, this has not happened in […]

  • Job centers in Copenhagen have not referred to jobs for two years

    The country’s job centers are responsible for helping the unemployed in jobs and education, and which help to get sick leavers back into the labor market. One of the tools is that the unemployed can be referred to apply for a specific job. But according to Berlingske’s access to documents, this has not happened in […]

  • The contact number covers infection that has taken place

    * The number of contacts is an average of the number of people to whom an infected person is estimated to transmit the infection. * The contact number does not say anything about how many infected people there are in the population. * If the contact number is 1.0, it means according to the calculation […]

  • My porn is art, claims Danish former erotic actress

    My porn is art, claims Danish former erotic actress

    If you did not already know that your partner was good at poker, ask them who Katja K is? If it draws a plot, try two more of her aliases: Katja Kean and Sussi la Cour Dollenz. But again, this is Denmark, the country that became the world’s first to legalize both image and audiovisual […]

  • The contact number covers infection that has taken place

    * The contact number is an average of the number of people to whom an infected person is estimated to transmit the infection. * The contact number does not say anything about how many infected people there are in the population. * If the contact number is 1.0, it means according to the calculation that […]

  • The contact number covers infection that has taken place

    * The number of contacts is an average of the number of people to whom an infected person is estimated to transmit the infection. * The contact number does not say anything about how many infected people there are in the population. * If the contact number is 1.0, it means according to the calculation […]

  • Culture Round-Up: Another round of Oscar nominations begins

    Culture Round-Up: Another round of Oscar nominations begins

    Denmark’s record at the Oscars in the ‘International Feature Film’ category over the last decade is something of a beauty (see below). Posted with victories for ‘Revenge’ and ‘Drink’ in 2011 and 2021, the timeline includes four additional entries that came on the five-film list and two more that came on the final nine. We […]

  • Municipalities say no to nature national parks

    Municipalities say no to nature national parks

    Where these areas will be located is still unclear, but on Wednesday the Ministry of the Environment announced 23 possible areas for nature national parks around Denmark. However, a number of Jutland mayors are already resigning. It writes Jyllands-Posten. One of the proposals is Rold Skov in Rebild Municipality. But it should not be turned […]

  • Traffic noise increases the risk of dementia

    Traffic noise increases the risk of dementia

    Massive project The enormous research project, which SDU carried out in collaboration with Roskilde University, OUH and the University of Copenhagen, took into account the addresses of the 2 million Danes and the proximity to busy roads and railway lines. They then cross-checked the data with national health registries to identify cases of dementia (Alzheimer’s […]

  • Research: Traffic noise increases the risk of dementia

    Research: Traffic noise increases the risk of dementia

    This is shown by research from the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU). The research is the largest of its kind in the world. The results show that you have an increased risk of 27 percent of developing dementia if you are exposed to traffic noise above 55 decibels for […]

  • New research: Traffic noise increases the risk of dementia

    New research: Traffic noise increases the risk of dementia

    The results show that you have a 27 percent increased risk of developing dementia if you are exposed to traffic noise above 55 decibels for a number of years, SDU writes in a press release. Out of 8475 dementia cases in 2017, 1216 cases can be linked to traffic noise, which is a very high […]

  • Rigshospitalet’s nurses will continue to protest at the latest after the strike is over

    Rigshospitalet’s nurses will continue to protest at the latest after the strike is over

    It has been a little over a week since the government intervened to end the nurses’ strike over pay and working conditions. But dissatisfied health professionals continue to conduct walkouts contrary to an agreement that they say does not make any meaningful change. In March, nurses turned down a government offer of a 5.02 percent […]

  • 697 new cases of infection – number of hospitalized ladders by five

    Viggo Andreasen, associate professor of mathematical epidemiology at Roskilde University, sees the figures as an expression of the status quo. – The figures are immediately very stable. We are at almost the same number of infected as Thursday. So overall, there is no growth in the epidemic, he says. In the last 24 hours, three […]

  • Finance law does not solve acute problem with few hands

    Finance law does not solve acute problem with few hands

    Two of the criticizing parties are Dansk Industri (DI) and Dansk Erhverv. – These are both skilled labor, skilled labor and unskilled labor, says Lars Sandahl Sørensen, CEO of DI. At Dansk Erhverv, chief economist Tore Stramer follows suit. – We currently see that the shortage of labor is extremely high – it is both […]

  • Corona’s special status will soon disappear

    Corona’s special status will soon disappear

    Because with the downgrading of the disease that has ravaged the whole world for the past good year and a half, the remaining restrictions from the reopening agreement entered into in June 2021 are about to end. – The epidemic is under control, we have record high vaccination rates, says Minister of Health Magnus Heunicke […]

  • FACTS: Contact numbers cover infections that have taken place

    * The number of contacts is an average of the number of people to whom an infected person is estimated to transmit the infection. * The contact number does not say anything about how many infected people there are in the population. * If the contact number is 1.0, it means according to the calculation […]

  • The contact number covers infection that has taken place

    * The number of contacts is an average of the number of people to whom an infected person is estimated to transmit the infection. * The contact number does not say anything about how many infected people there are in the population. * If the contact number is 1.0, it means according to the calculation […]

  • Corona Round-up: Only survivor of rare AstraZeneca side effects in Denmark speaks out

    Corona Round-up: Only survivor of rare AstraZeneca side effects in Denmark speaks out

    Of the three Danes who have suffered from VITT – a rare and often fatal side effect of the AstraZeneca vaccine – Camilla is the only survivor. All three got the job early as medical front-line staff. Now receiving compensation for “burning and pain”, Camilla – who asked DR that her last name should be […]

  • New school year begins with old corona rules

    New school year begins with old corona rules

    The National Board of Health is only now updating the guidelines, which will be published after school starts. – Because we are now well on the way to vaccinating children and young people, we are in the process of updating the guidelines, says doctor at the National Board of Health Andreas Rudkjøbing to Berlingske. Therefore, […]

  • Now the Arne pension must stand the test

    Now the Arne pension must stand the test

    That is why the phone rings at regular intervals, he says. However, Arne Juhl can not apply on Sunday, first in 2023, and then he can retire early in 2024. He is looking forward to it being Arne’s turn. Or as he says: – It’s better than nothing. Applications from Sunday can, in turn, about […]

  • Hartling himself has felt the hardest

    Hartling himself has felt the hardest

    In April, his book on active euthanasia “Euthanasia and the Ethics of a Doctor’s Decisions. An Argument Against Assisted Dying” was published in the UK and US. Ole Hartling, who turns 75 on 26 June, is a doctor and has worked as a chief physician at Vejle Hospital and as an adjunct professor of health […]

  • The number of corona inmates dives to the lowest since September

    The number of inpatients decreases by eight to 76. You have to go back to 21 September last year to find a corresponding number of inpatients. According to Viggo Andreasen, associate professor of mathematical epidemiology at Roskilde University, the figures show that it is the right way to fight back the corona. – It shows […]

  • 800 students repatriated after finding Indian corona variant

    800 students repatriated after finding Indian corona variant

    800 pupils at Grønnevang School in Hillerød have been sent home after finding the Indian corona variant, the so-called Delta variant. It writes the media Sjællandske Nyheder. Initially, close contacts at the weekend were told to go into isolation and that they should be tested after infection was found in five different classes. Since then, […]

  • The divide between rich and poor areas is growing

    The divide between rich and poor areas is growing

    Take, for example, Aarhus Municipality. In the richest area, Risskov, the residents have a 3.6 times as high disposable income as the residents in Gellerup, the analysis states. In 2010, income in Risskov was three times as high as in Gellerup. In the Municipality of Copenhagen, Garrison Parish tops, where the income is 2.9 times […]

  • Soon, the shopping trip may be without a bandage

    Soon, the shopping trip may be without a bandage

    However, according to professionals, it is prudent to ease some of the mask restrictions. Even before all adult Danes have been offered vaccination against coronavirus. It should already be possible to go to the supermarket without a mask from next month, says Hans Jørn Kolmos, professor of microbiology at the University of Southern Denmark. – […]

  • Corona can not get worse if we continue with restrictions until mid-July – examine

    Corona can not get worse if we continue with restrictions until mid-July – examine

    A report from Roskilde University highlights how important it is to continue with the current restrictions – for at least five weeks at least. Viggo Andreasen, who has been one of the most cited disease experts during the pandemic, and his colleague Lone Simonsen have produced a model that suggests that the infection rate will […]

  • Model: Over 7000 infected per day if restrictions are removed

    Model: Over 7000 infected per day if restrictions are removed

    Over the past year, Danes have had to get used to wearing masks and waiting to enter a store if there are too many people. These are just a few of the restrictions that have been put in place to curb corona infection. But what would happen if most were removed? According to a new […]

  • Prognosis: Over 7000 infected per day if restrictions are removed

    Over the past year, Danes have had to get used to wearing masks and waiting to enter a store if there are too many people. These are just a few of the restrictions that have been put in place to curb corona infection. But what would happen if most were removed? According to a new […]

  • He is the viewers favorite in the news feed

    He is the viewers favorite in the news feed

    On May 26, the popular news host turns 50 himself. – I think I feel the way you feel when you feel good: That you do not really understand it, says Kåre Quist. – But where I can feel a difference is that I have gained some more peace. Kåre Quist grew up in North […]

  • Violence in nightlife areas dropped drastically with midnight shutdown

    Violence in nightlife areas dropped drastically with midnight shutdown

    When nightlife is closed or restricted, there is a drastic drop in violence in areas where there are bars. And the violence does not occur to the same extent elsewhere. This is the conclusion of a new study carried out by researchers from Roskilde University and supported by the Danish Crime Prevention Council, which published […]

  • Researchers and SSI reject history of lethal coronary vaccines

    Researchers and SSI reject history of lethal coronary vaccines

    It is a misinterpretation that corona vaccines should have killed more than the disease itself. So clear is the message from both researchers and authorities to a story that is currently abounding on social media. The story is based on access to documents from the Statens Serum Institut (SSI), which shows that 4415 people in […]

  • No more checks at the door: Driving license access to corona pass, reports TV2

    No more checks at the door: Driving license access to corona pass, reports TV2

    We all know what we did last summer: the number of corona cases dropped and summer life was close to normal. Ahead of this summer, TV2 reports that a majority in parliament supports the plans to ease the corona passport – and some experts are very concerned. Instead of being asked to show your corona […]

  • Business Round-Up: Denmark spends over DKK 60 million on corona tests a day

    Business Round-Up: Denmark spends over DKK 60 million on corona tests a day

    Almost half a million Danes are tested a day – which is an expensive price for the government, reports DR. It calculates that it costs on average more than 60 million kroner a day to perform all the tests. The average daily price was based on the period from April 28 to May 3 and […]

  • SSI Director: Rising infection rates are expected and manageable

    SSI Director: Rising infection rates are expected and manageable

    The highest infection rate in Denmark for four months was registered on Thursday, but it is exactly as expected as a result of the reopening and can be handled. This is how it sounds from Henrik Ullum, director of the Statens Serum Institut (SSI). – You can not reopen society so much without seeing an […]

  • Professor after reopening: Do not conclude from infection rates

    This is what Viggo Andreasen, associate professor of mathematical epidemiology at Roskilde University, says. He points out that when we test more, we test people who have a lower chance of actually being infected. – It is very natural that the first to be tested are those who have symptoms and those who are close […]

  • Bornholm’s reopening has been without an increase in infection

    Bornholm’s reopening has been without an increase in infection

    Bornholm was allowed on 1 March to reopen, among other things, hairdressers and driving schools more than a month before the rest of the country, and this has happened without a large increase in infection. It writes TV2. In the past week, only three cases of corona have been registered, and since the reopening, there […]

  • Uncertain lightning tests may be due to lack of concentration

    Uncertain lightning tests may be due to lack of concentration

    It comes from Peter Kamp Busk, associate professor of medicinal biology at Roskilde University. He is an expert in, among other things, virus testing. – We know that the tests are better than that, so there must be something wrong somewhere in the system. The best explanation must be that one does not take the […]

  • For the third day in a row, the number of corona inmates is increasing

    For the third day in a row, the number of corona inmates is increasing

    Of the 226 people admitted with corona, 41 are so ill that they need to be admitted to an intensive care unit. In addition, there are 24 people who get the help of a respirator to breathe. In the last 24 hours, 722 have been tested positive for coronavirus in PCR tests, which are the […]

  • Reopens in the school have accelerated coronary infections among six- to nine-year-olds

    Reopens in the school have accelerated coronary infections among six- to nine-year-olds

    Coronavirus infection rates rise among six- to nine-year-olds, the age group who returned to school on February 8th. Between weeks 8 and 9, the infection rate increased from 86 cases per 100,000 inhabitants for 108 cases where the highest risk areas were in the capital region and Southern Denmark. Meanwhile, infection rates in almost all […]

  • The Liberal Party will work with Assad to repatriate Syrians

    The Liberal Party will work with Assad to repatriate Syrians

    – I imagine an agreement that only has to go on the framework to send people back – and some guarantees that you can return without being persecuted, says immigration spokesman Mads Fuglede (V). He elaborates in a post on Facebook that he does not believe that Denmark should “recognize the Assad regime” and that […]

  • Coronavirus action: Expert results today, MP discussions tomorrow, big announcement Wednesday

    Coronavirus action: Expert results today, MP discussions tomorrow, big announcement Wednesday

    Reopening plans will be revealed to the public on Wednesday, the health ministry confirmed on Saturday. The extent of the reopening plans will largely depend on the results of a group of experts who have been busy determining the results of a wide range of scenarios. These findings will be unveiled to parliament today, and […]

  • Media: Denmark runs covid tests to Cologne and loses time

    Media: Denmark runs covid tests to Cologne and loses time

    – You do not understand it. When there are private tests that can capture these variants, then you have to use them. – In this serious situation, you can not say that you only want to use public solutions, says associate professor of medicinal biology at Roskilde University Peter Kamp Busk to Berlingske. Niels Høiby, […]

  • Denmark buys 10 million lightning tests without checking them

    Denmark buys 10 million lightning tests without checking them

    Neither independent professionals nor authorities have assessed whether several million lightning tests with inoculation in front of the nose, which Denmark has ordered, are as safe as the manufacturer claims. It writes Politiken. On Wednesday, Minister of Health Magnus Heunicke (S) said at a press conference that Denmark has bought 10 million of a new […]

  • Kolding school outbreak does not bode well for the March 1 partial reopening, experts warn

    Kolding school outbreak does not bode well for the March 1 partial reopening, experts warn

    Two schools and eight day care institutions in the central Jutland city of Kolding will remain closed until Friday the 26th. At the last count, the two schools had a total of 69 infections among staff and students, while up to 20 have been infected at day care centers. Something strange with the kidsWhen we […]

  • SSI Director will retain restrictions despite lower B117 contact numbers

    – We have eased a little bit by sending the youngest to school, and it is clear that it provides some more activity in the community. Therefore, we need to see how it affects the contact number for B117 and the infection situation in general before we talk about easing. – But we sit all […]

  • 435 new cases of infection – just a single corona death

    The number of inpatients decreases by 4 to 378 people, and only one corona-related death has been registered in the last 24 hours. One has to go back to November 14 last year to find a correspondingly low number in the daily inventories. – Now we are done paying off the hump we created around […]

  • Corona infection decreases – but not fast enough for new variant

    Corona infection decreases – but not fast enough for new variant

    When you look at the proportion of positive cases of infection, it is on a par with recent days. Viggo Andreasen, associate professor of mathematical epidemiology at Roskilde University, estimates that the number of new infections falls 10-15 percent per week. That would normally be good. But it is not enough when the more contagious […]

  • Associate Professor: Breakage of infection chains requires faster infection detection

    The tracing of coronasmites’ close contacts is too slow to break the chains of infection. Several experts are considering this to Politiken. One of them is Viggo Andreasen, who is an associate professor of mathematical epidemiology at Roskilde University. – If the detection does not go faster than today, then it can be just as […]

  • Complaints about nursing homes have risen by 50 percent in two years

    The treatment of the elderly in nursing homes has been discussed since TV2’s documentary about Else Marie Larsen at the nursing home Kongsgården in Aarhus this summer. In the first half of 2020, according to the survey, 185 complaints were counted, corresponding to almost all complaints in the whole of 2017, which is among other […]

  • Admissions with corona decrease by three people

    Admissions with corona decrease by three people

    According to Viggo Andreasen, associate professor of mathematical epidemiology at Roskilde University, the number of infections in recent days corresponds to a decrease in the number of infections of 20 percent per week. – This is also what has been seen in many other countries, which have introduced similar restrictions. – This means that if […]

  • At least 46 libraries caught in NemID scams

    At least 46 libraries caught in NemID scams

    For the past five years, libraries across the country have been involved in fraud cases where perpetrators use key logging monitoring equipment to record computer users’ keystrokes. This information can be used to capture CPR numbers and confidential information used to access NemID. As a result, there have been cases of perpetrators gaining access to […]

  • Denmark may be knee-deep in COVID-19 coming Christmas, warns ECDC

    Denmark may be knee-deep in COVID-19 coming Christmas, warns ECDC

    The European Center for Disease Prevention and Control’s latest forecast for Denmark makes a rather gloomy reading for anyone who hoped that the second wave of coronavirus had reached its peak before Christmas. ECDC predicts that the number of daily infections will double over the next month in the build-up to Christmas Eve – and […]

  • Denmark rounds corona death number 800

    Denmark rounds corona death number 800

    In the last 24 hours, 5 new deaths have been registered with corona infected in Denmark, and thus Denmark has rounded 800 deaths. A total of 802 people have died from the virus, according to the Statens Serum Institut (SSI) in its daily update. At the same time, the figures show that in the last […]

  • Predicts marked increase in infection towards Christmas

    This means that, on average, each corona infected person infects another. Thus, the epidemic is neither declining nor increasing, but stable. And it is not low enough, says Viggo Andreasen, associate professor of mathematical biology and epidemic researcher at Roskilde University. He estimates that more people will probably be inclined to relax restrictions at Christmas […]

  • Tireless broker made dealers tender

    Tireless broker made dealers tender

    On Wednesday 28 October, former conciliator and vice president Mette Christensen turns 75 years old. She most recently came to play a very important role when the negotiations on wages and conditions in the public workplaces in 2018 broke down and moved into the Conciliation Institution, and it came stumbling close to a major conflict. […]

  • The Danish dream player from Berlin

    The Danish dream player from Berlin

    Since the debut album “Philharmonics” from 2010, fans from all over the world have adored the bright Dane and her very special ability to make her piano playing and her delicate vocals meet and merge. Preferably with a cello as the cuddle mate. At home, she attracted particular attention with her debut album, which in […]

  • Denmark’s ‘high’ coronavirus shows a distortion of facts, urges academically

    Denmark’s ‘high’ coronavirus shows a distortion of facts, urges academically

    Here are some of the Danish milestones in the last few days in a country that is once again burdened by the threat of COVID-19. Denmark’s death toll has passed 700, almost 5 million coronavirus tests have been carried out this year, and thanks to new restrictions that limit public collections to ten, Christmas is […]

  • Denmark has the lowest number of deaths in six years despite a pandemic

    An unusually mild flu season and a corona pandemic that never really took hold of the Danish population before physical distance, hand alcohol and several restrictions caused the infection numbers to fall, is the direct reason why Denmark has the lowest number of deaths in six years. It writes Politiken. The Statens Serum Institut (SSI) […]

  • Denmark has the lowest infection rate in almost a month

    Denmark has the lowest infection rate in almost a month

    After a September with rising infection rates, the curve has been declining in October, and on Tuesday the lowest number of new infections was registered in almost a month. From Monday to Tuesday, 322 new cases of infection have been detected, according to the Statens Serum Institut (SSI). It is the lowest since 9/11. This […]

  • Knowledge of thousands of private corona tests is lost daily

    When the health authorities update the number of infections every day, not all infected people in Denmark appear. The reason is that the authorities can not register the thousands of tests that are performed every day by private companies. It writes Politiken. Politiken has spoken to four of the largest suppliers on the market, Eurofins, […]

  • There are as many inpatients with corona as in late May

    There are as many inpatients with corona as in late May

    18 new corona admissions have been registered at the Danish hospitals. It shows the daily statement on Monday from the Statens Serum Institut. In total, there are now 110 patients with coronavirus. This is the highest number since 28 May. In total, the number of corona patients admitted to hospitals has increased by 15 since […]

  • Suspicion of airborne infection – professor recommends fresh air

    A number of events have led to major outbreaks, although the authorities’ recommendations have apparently been complied with. This reinforces the suspicion that coronavirus can also infect the airborne, assesses Thorkild IA Sørensen, professor of epidemiology at the University of Copenhagen. – For me to see there have been a long series of episodes where […]

  • Authorities send uncertain antibody test to 500,000 Danes

    Authorities send uncertain antibody test to 500,000 Danes

    Half a million Danes will soon receive an antibody test as part of the population survey “We test Denmark”. But the test has proven to be erratic, just as the test kit is not CE-approved for citizens to carry out the spot test at home. It writes Politiken on Wednesday. CE marking is the indication […]

  • BLUE BOOK: From alternativeist to non-attached member to party leader

    BLUE BOOK: From alternativeist to non-attached member to party leader

    Sikandar Siddique will be the political leader of the Free Green Party, which will focus on climate and the fight against racism. Since he was elected to the Folketing in 2019, Sikandar Siddique has particularly distinguished himself in the debate on anti-racism. For the closing debate in the Folketing, he focused on racial inequality and […]

  • 57 new cases of infection – lowest number since the end of July

    57 new cases of infection – lowest number since the end of July

    57 new cases of coronavirus infection have been registered in Denmark in the last 24 hours, according to the Statens Serum Institut. This is the lowest number of daily cases recorded in one day since 29 July. In general, infection rates in recent days have been declining after a flare-up was seen in late July […]

  • FACTS: Supervision of the Intelligence Services

    FACTS: Supervision of the Intelligence Services

    On Friday last week, the Danish Intelligence Service (TET) handed over four volumes to the Minister of Defense with the results of an investigation by the Danish Defense Intelligence Service (FE). On Monday, both the Ministry of Defense and the Danish Inspectorate mentioned the investigation in press releases. In November 2019, whistleblowers passed on “a […]