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By Paul Joseph Watson
The ‘epidemic law’ would have handed the Danish government the power to enact mandatory quarantine measures against anyone infected with a dangerous disease, but it was the part about vaccinations that caused the biggest uproar.
“The Danish Health Authority would be able to define groups of people who must be vaccinated in order to contain and eliminate a dangerous disease,” reports the Local. “People who refuse the above can – in some situations – be coerced through physical detainment, with police allowed to assist.”
However, after nine straight days of protests against the new law, it has now been scrapped.
With a coronavirus vaccine within sight, governments across the world are mulling over what punitive measures to bring against those who refuse to take it.
Thou Shalt Not Skip Quarantine: Norway Pastor Gets Hefty Fine
A pastor in Norway has been handed a hefty 20,000 kroner fine (1,860 euros, $2,200) for violating quarantine rules to meet parishioners after returning from a trip abroad, daily Verdens Gangs (VG) reported on Tuesday.
The day after he returned from a trip to a European country on Norwegian authorities’ so-called “red list”, the pastor mingled with members of his parish, in violation of the Scandinavian country’s quarantine rules.
“He was with about a dozen other people and he got close to some of them and talked to them. And this was despite the obligation to quarantine after returning home the day before,” according to the fine report cited by VG.
In Norway, people must quarantine for 10 days after returning from a country on the “red list” which includes countries with the highest levels of infection.
While Norway has been one of the European countries least affected by the pandemic, it has seen a recent uptick in cases, partially attributed to infections imported from abroad.
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