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Meningococcal disease: Short way from harmless bacteria to major epidemics
With just two gene mutations, harmless bacteria transform into a strain that could cause major epidemics in Niger and Nigeria. This is shown by a research study at the Norwegian Institute of Public
76,000 elderly people were dispensed at least 15 medicines during 2017
Drug use among the elderly has increased year-on-year. In 2017, approximately 76,000 elderly people living at home were dispensed at least 15 prescription drugs, 570,000 were dispensed five or more.
Rabies among polar foxes on Hopen, Svalbard
Rabies has been detected in a polar fox on Hopen, an island in the Svalbard archipelago. To date, rabies has never been detected in humans in Svalbard.
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