Funding for this research was provided by:
Norwegian Institute of Public Health
Received: 29 March 2021
Accepted: 6 May 2021
First Online: 25 May 2021
: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
: The establishment of an emergency preparedness register forms part of the legally mandated responsibilities of NIPH during epidemics. Institutional board review was conducted, and the Ethics Committee of South-East Norway confirmed (June 4th 2020, #153204) that an external ethical board review was not required. The study was based on deidentified data already available in the preparedness register.