Vaccinations Begin in Iceland

29 Dec COVID-19 vaccinations began in Iceland  at 9 am this morning when four healthcare workers were vaccinated.

New Analysis Instrument Will Vastly Increase Testing Capacity

14 Dec A new, long-awaited analysis instrument for the Department of Microbiology at Landspítali National University Hospital arrived in Iceland last night.

Vast Majority of Icelanders Intends to Get Vaccinated

8 Dec About 92 percent of Icelanders are determined or likely to get vaccinated for COVID-19 once a vaccine becomes available.

Páll Ragnar Karlsson developed a method for collecting skin samples from diabetics.

Honored for Innovative Research on Pain

8 Dec An Icelandic medical scientist, Páll Ragnar Karlsson, PhD, received the Scientist Award of the Danish Diabetes Academy (DDA) yesterday.

Solution Around the Corner

18 Nov If all goes well, the first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine could arrive in Iceland within a few months.

From Landspítali National University Hospital.

About 300 Health Care Workers Ready to Lend a Hand

13 Oct Health care professionals in Iceland have answered the call to step in should their services be needed in the fight against COVID-19.

Guðmundur Fertram Sigurjónsson, CEO of Kerecis.

Using Fish Skin to Heal Wounds

10 Oct A highly successful biotech firm in the West Fjords of Iceland produces a product from fish skin that helps heal traumatic wounds.

A computer-generated image of the New National Hospital. The treatment center is in the middle of the picture.

New National Hospital to Start Rising in November

8 Oct Next month, the treatment center of a new national hospital will start rising on the lot by Landspítali National University Hospital.

Seventeen doctors have signed up for work at Landspítali, joining the fight against the coronavirus.

17 Doctors Join Fight Against COVID-19

6 Oct Seventeen doctors have answered the call from Hospital Director Páll Matthíasson to sign up for work at Landspítali National University Hospital in Reykjavík, to assist in the fight against COVID-19.

From the headquarters of DeCode Genetics.

DeCode Researches Long-Term Effects of COVID-19

6 Oct DeCode Genetics has begun researching the long-term effects of COVID-19.

Landspítal National University Hospital, Fossvogur.

‘All Hands on Deck’ – 13 in the Hospital with COVID-19

2 Oct At yesterday’s press conference, Páll Matthíasson, CEO of Landspítali National University Hospital, stated that burden on the hospital has gradually been increasing during this third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kári Stefánsson, CEO of deCode Genetics.

Three Have Tested Positive: Second Testing ‘Imperative’

31 Aug Since August 19, when Iceland began testing all arriving passengers twice for the coronavirus at the border - first upon arrival and then four to five days later - three people have tested positive during the second test.

From the press conference.

Active Cases in Every Part of Iceland

6 Aug Four new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Iceland yesterday.

The tent at Suðurlandsbraut 32.

Mild or No Symptoms of COVID-19 Are Common

5 Aug Compared to this spring, when the COVID-19 pandemic reached a peak in Iceland, people who these days test positive for the coronavirus do more frequently have no or mild symptoms of the disease.

Health care workers, waiting to board Norræna last week.

Passengers Tested On Board Norræna Ferry

2 Jul The ferry Norræna came to harbor in Seyðisfjörður around 11 o’clock this morning, carrying 600 passengers.




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