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‘Ease Corona rules’ as infection soars

Norway's public health institute FHI is meeting the current Corona virus infection wave with some unusual advice: "It's better to be infected now than...

Norway relaxes quarantine rules

State health officials have decided to drop quarantine requirements for travelers entering Norway from midnight Tuesday. They no longer think it's necessary to send...

Regulations eased as infection soars

Norway's hard-pressed government is easing some of the anti-infection measures it imposed in December, even as infection levels set new records every day. No fewer...

Critics lash out at health minister

Ingvild Kjerkol of the Labour Party had some big shoes to fill when she took over as health minister from the Conservatives' Bent Høie...

Infection on board Hurtigruten again

Hurtigruten, the Norwegian coastal voyage line that's expanded internationally, confirmed on Monday that three passengers on board its expedition ship Roald Amundsen had tested...

Vinmonopolet had a great year

Never before has Norway's state-controlled liquor store chain Vinmonopolet sold so many liters of wine, liquor, strong beer and even non-alcoholic beverages as in...

Virus expert offers hope for New Year

Dr Espen Rostrup Nakstad of Norway's state health directorate has been a reassuring voice for millions of Norwegians throughout the Corona crisis. He now...

New tax proposed for non-vaccinated

Norwegian leaders should consider taxing people who've refused to heed incessant calls to get vaccinated against the Corona virus, suggest two analysts at consulting...

Hotel workers get some holiday cheer

Some of Norway's major hotel chains have withdrawn lay-off warnings for their workers, after the government gave in to demands for more compensation for...

FHI predicts new wave of Omicron

Norwegian hospitals were warned by the state public health institute FHI on Wednesday that yet another wave of the Corona virus may crash over...

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