Hospitals Increase Preparedness against Swine Flu

Akershus University Hospital (Ahus) increases alert level after 20 new cases of swine flu on Wednesday. The hospital received over 100 new patients with symptoms on Wednesday afternoon. Other hospitals in several cties in the country has a large influx of flu patients, writes NRK.

In Stavanger corridors of the city hospital have been cleared to open room for flu patients in the coming days.

In Bergen, 15 people were admitted to Haukeland University Hospital and the Molde hospital summoned additional health professionals to meet the need for the increasing svine flu cases.

181 patients since November

Although hospitals across the country face a sharp increase in the number of patients, Public Health Institute annonuces that it is still early to call it a pandemic.

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