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Suspected rabies in two reindeer simps on Svalbard

Rabies has been proven a few times before in Svalbard. Since the beginning of May this year, four foxes and a clean have been discovered. Before that, there have recently been two outbreaks of rabies among animals on Svalbard in 1980 and 2011. It is not suspected of infection in humans. Rabies is a lethal viral disease that attacks the …

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New UNICEF report warns of alarming increase in measles

mp stories-top widget Globally, 98 countries reported several cases of measles in 2018 compared to 2017, and the three countries with the largest increase were Ukraine, the Philippines and Brazil. According to the new report, ten countries account for over 74 percent of the total increase. In addition, several countries that have previously been declared faultless have reported cases. Norway, …

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New UNICEF report warns of worrying increase in measles

mp-stories-top widget Globally, 98 countries reported several cases of measles in 2018 compared to 2017, and the three countries with the largest increase were Ukraine, the Philippines and Brazil. According to the new report, ten countries account for over 74 percent of the total increase. In addition, several countries that have previously been declared measles-free reported cases. Norway, which had …

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New UNICEF report warns of alarming increases in measles

Globally, 98 countries reported more cases of measles in 2018 compared to 2017, and the three countries with the largest increase were Ukraine, the Philippines and Brazil. According to the new report, ten countries account for over 74 percent of the total increase. In addition, several countries that have previously been declared faultless have reported cases. Norway, which had no …

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How Europe's populists contributed to the measles epidemic

82 596 was infected by measles in Europe in 2018, according to the World Health Organization. There are fifteen times as many as 2016. Vibeke Riiser-Larsen looks closer to the role of populist parties in this dramatic era. According to the World Health Organization, measles killed 72 children and adults in the European region in 2018. 82 596 people in …

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Good morning February 26 – Trollheimsporten

The picture above: Hardvedhaugen. Nice between the buildings. 19 @ metteormset The Norwegian Women's Sanitation Association was founded on February 26, 1896. The aim is today to contribute to a safe and inclusive society by activating the members to volunteer in the health and social field, with a special focus on women. Source: https://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norwegian_Women_Sanitetsforening A lot of speed and excitement …

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Venezuela's public health can be put back 20 years ago – NRK Urix – Foreign news and documentaries

The Venezuelan crisis can put the restoration of public health in the country 20 years back in time, warns scientists in a report on the research page "The Lancet Infectious Diseases." In the report, researchers report that potentially fatal diseases, such as malaria, dengue and Chagas, which are infected by insects such as mosquitoes and ticks, spread throughout the country …

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New technology gives network companies new opportunities. It makes mergers necessary

In collaboration with Thema Consulting Group, NVE expects Norwegian electricity customers to save SEK 200 billion annually from 2025 if a large number of our (current) 147 network companies are coordinated and merged. The report and conclusion have led to a pointed David against the Goliath debate. The problem is that even Goliath can quickly become too small – alone. …

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