New influenza A virus (H1N1)- A summary of a study on the national response in Norway
The response to the pandemic caused by the new influenza virus involved the entire Norwegian health sector and the majority of Norwegian society.
The response consisted of essential activities such as planning and organization, reporting, providing the public with information as well as treatment and vaccination of special risk groups and the population in general.
The Directorate for Civil Protection and Emergency Planning
(DSB) was assigned the task of coordinating a study of
the national response to the pandemic for the purpose of drawing
on lessons learned nationwide, thus improving our future
response to pandemics