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Seven of 10 would get vaccinated

In a recent poll conducted by Respons, seven of 10 Norwegians expressed they would likely take a vaccine agianst COVID-19 when available.

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Coronavirus restrictions tighten

Prime Minister Erna Solberg announced new, much more restrictive coronavirus measures in light of recent increases in cases in Norway.

Julebord discouraged in Oslo

The city of Oslo is discouraging the long julebord tradition of festive, sometimes unruly Christmas parties during the COVID crisis.