Tagged: flu

Norway to offer Tamiflu over the counter

Norway is allowing over-the-counter sales of flu medicines Tamiflu and Relenza in response to the rapid spread of the H1N1 virus, reports AP. The policy goes into effect on Nov. 5, and will last until the...

Norway reports first death from A/H1N1 flu

STOCKHOLM, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) — Norwegian authorities confirmed the country’s first fatal case of A/H1N1 flu on Thursday, according to media reports. A middle-aged man died last week of pneumonia caused by the A/H1N1...

First cases of H1N1 flu confirmed in Norway

The first two cases of H1N1 flu were confirmed in Norway on May 9. The Norwegian Health Directorate said two students in their 20s are recovering from “mild” forms of the disease. Both of...

Prepare pandemic plans, oil industry hears

  Norwegian oil companies have been instructed to ready their “pandemic plans” for personnel going offshore or arriving from overseas missions, it was understood Monday. Surgical masks are to be donned by helicopter pilots...