Number of COVID-19 infections continues to increase
1,329 new COVID-19 infections were reported over the past week. That is 342 more confirmed cases reported than the week before that, when 987 new COVID-19 infections were reported.
987 new COVID-19 infections were reported over the past week. This is nearly twice the number of infections reported in the previous week, when 534 new cases were reported.
The Dutch policy of staying home and getting tested if you have corona-related symptoms can count on support from the majority of the over 50,000 participants in RIVM’s behavioural study.
The results of 14 days of monitoring of source and contact tracing are known for week 26 (22 to 28 June).
RIVM calculations show that only small steps have been taken to reduce daily salt and energy intake (via sugar) within the National Agreement to Improve Product Composition.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and RIVM are jointly conducting pilot assessments into the health risks posed to consumers through exposure to multiple pesticides via food.
Today Barbara Schimmer will be defending her PhD dissertation entitled The Q fever epidemic in the Netherlands in a One Health context, at Utrecht University.
According to a survey by RIVM , 27,000 people were infected with Lyme disease in 2017. In 2014, the last time RIVM reported on the incidence of tick-borne disease, this number was 25,000.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the RIVM Centre for Healthy Living is a prime example of how the national government has taken up its stewardship role within the health promotion