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Advice, facts and statistics about influenza.
Influenza causes fever and body aches as well as respiratory symptoms. Typically, five to ten per cent of the population becomes ill during a winter season. Influenza seasons vary in severity.
Pregnant women are at increased risk of a severe influenza disease course. Pregnant women in their 2nd and 3rd trimesters should take the influenza vaccine. Women in the 1st trimester with other addit...
Almost 1.6 million people in Norway belong to groups with an increased risk of complications from influenza. They are recommended to take the seasonal influenza vaccine.
Anyone can become seriously ill from influenza, but certain risk groups are more susceptible to a severe disease course than others. The health benefits can be considerable if people in these risk gro...
Information about influenza vaccination in pregnancy.
Information note about vaccine against seasonal influenza. The publication contains information about risk groups and health benefits of influenza vaccination. Revised for the 2020-2021 season.
Here you will find weekly reports on coronavirus, influenza and other respiratory tract infections in Norway. The summary is translated to English below.
The WHO National Influenza Centre Norway at the NIPH prepares a report for WHO every February and September that describes the influenza situation in Norway.
The poster ”Good habits to prevent influenza” focuses on cough- and hand hygiene to prevent infection with influenza. It can be ordered for use where information to the public is required in English.