Kritische Blicke auf die Coronakrise und ihre Folgen
Kritische Blicke auf die Coronakrise und ihre Folgen

Ad hoc statement of German public health experts

Matthias Schrappe, Hedwig François-Kettner, Matthias Gruhl, Dieter Hart, Franz Knieps, Philip Manow, Holger Pfaff, Klaus Püschel, Gerd Glaeske: Ad hoc-Stellungnahme. Die Pandemie durch SARS-CoV-2/Covid-19 – Gleichgewicht und Augenmaß behalten [Ad hoc statement. The pandemic caused by SARS-CoV-2/Covid-19 – Keeping balance and sense of proportion], Köln, Berlin, Bremen, Hamburg October 2020.


On the occasion of the conference of the German Chancellor with the Minister-Presidents of the German Federal States on October 14, 2020, the group of authors adds an urgent ad hoc statement to their four thesis papers.

With its urgent ad hoc statement, the group of authors points out worrying undesirable developments that affect all three subject areas on which the groups of authors have so far commented in their four previous thesis papers: Epidemiology, the concept of prevention and socio-political implications.

Link to the statement on the website of Socium – Research Center for Inequality and Social Policy at the University of Bremen