will end virus restrictions next week and reclassify Covid-19
as a disease that no longer poses a threat to society, even as infections hit a record high. The Nordic country won’t extend the pandemic
measures beyond Jan. 31, Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said Wednesday. Denmark’s decision on reclassifying the virus dramatically pushes forward an idea that’s emerged recently in Europe — that it’s time to start thinking about Covid as endemic rather than a pandemic. However, World Health Organization experts have warned against complacency.