Since 1 September, pregnant women in the Netherlands can have an early ultrasound scan to detect physical abnormalities in their unborn child: the 13-week scan.
Flu jab for additional groups
The flu jab is offered free of charge every year to people aged 60 years and older, and to people who are at higher risk of becoming seriously ill from the flu virus due to medical reasons
Last winter’s flu epidemic was short and mild. And then COVID-19 arrived.
The flu epidemic in the winter of 2019/2020 was mild and lasted only 5 weeks.
Moderate flu season
Last winter season, the duration and severity of the influenza epidemic was moderate compared to previous years.