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Mumps outbreak hits students in several Norwegian cities

Starting among students in Trondheim, the outbreak has now spread to Oslo and Bergen. Over 80 people are infected so far, more than twice as many as the previous record from 15 years ago.

Can HIV be eradicated?

Scientists set out to eliminate HIV entirely from the body.

A virus from horses is bringing us closer to a vaccine against Hepatitis C

A Hepatitis C-like virus in horses could be used for developing a vaccine against the real thing.

Scientists are developing new Ebola test that will be as simple as a pregnancy test

New test will eliminate risk of infection and can be performed on the spot.

HPV vaccine does not enhance the risk of multiple sclerosis

A large study confirms that the HPV vaccine is not associated with multiple sclerosis.

From genetically modified tobacco plants to medicine for Ebola

A commitment to global health and out-of-the box thinking prompted Professor Charles Arntzen to develop a medicine for Ebola from genetically modified tobacco plants.

Ebola’s deadly toll on healthcare workers

Ebola’s deadly effects on the Sierra Leonean healthcare community not only has repercussions for the delivery of health care, but on the training of future health care providers involved in an innovative Norwegian surgical training programme.

Creating universal influenza vaccines

The Influenza Centre in Bergen is within touching distance of a flu vaccine that can outlast annual seasonal vaccines.

More and more cows are catching colds

Respiratory infections in cattle pose a large and growing problem in Norway, resulting in impaired animal welfare and the increasing use of antibiotics. Simple measure to prevent infection can put a stop to the cold virus.

No serious side effects from HPV vaccine

A study of nearly a million girls in Sweden and Denmark eradicates anxieties about mass vaccinations against the virus that causes cervical cancer.