It was for two months in which the person was bitten by a dog on a trip to Southeast asia. The patient was being treated at the central hospital in Førde intensive care unit and the condition deteriorated gradually.
last Saturday, found the samples rabies. The patient, who according to the Norwegian NRK is a woman in her 20s, died on Monday night as a result of the disease.
"the Patient was admitted to our intensivavdelning and died quietly, with the closest family around," says Trine Hunskår Vingsnes, general manager at the hospital in Førde.
the case of rabies in Norway since 1815. All who were at the same Asienresa and was in contact with the dog is under supervision.
" We are working to identify the people and has established a system where they have been contacted and taken care of by the local health unit. They followed up with the necessary infektionskontrollsåtgärder, " says Siri Feruglio at the Norwegian institute of public health, to NRK.
always fatal once symptoms started to show, according to Folkhälsomyndigheten. In Sweden, infected a man with rabies in India in 1974, later became infected a woman who vacationed in Thailand – both of which had been hundbitna and later died.