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  • Norway: 1000-1500 dies from seasonal influenza every year

    Norway: 1000-1500 dies annually from seasonal flu

    Statistics Norway:

    Influenza as underlying cause of death Norway 2007 : 41 deaths ; 14 males and 27 females (38 of 41 were75 years or older)

    Pneumonia as underlying cause of death : 1,861 fatalities - 93.6 per cent occured among those above 75 years

    http://www.ssb.no/english/subjects/0...-07-02-en.html

    Number of annual influenza deaths

    Nettavisen : 1000-1500 dies from influenza every year
    1000-1500 dør av influensa hvert år (Norwegian, quoting Health Director Bjørn-Inge Larsen)
    http://www.nettavisen.no/nyheter/article2739294.ece

    Link for a rough translation ino English http://translate.google.com/translat...ce&sl=no&tl=en

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    Re: Norway: 1000-1500 dies from seasonal influenza every year

    Health Director Larsen

    Larsen points out again that one almost never sees that people who are not nearing the end of life die from regular seasonal flu.

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