Norway Compares the Severity of Covid with the Likes of Colds and Flu

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The assistant director of the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH), Geir Bukholm, has said the coronavirus can now be put in the same category as illnesses such as flu, common colds and RS (respiratory syncytial virus). “We are now in a new phase where we must look at the coronavirus as one of several respiratory diseases with seasonal variation” Bukholm told VG, a Norwegian tabloid newspaper.