Patient with novel coronavirus COVID-19 in the Netherlands
A patient in the Netherlands was diagnosed with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Tests confirmed this today.
On Tuesday evening 25 February, it was announced that a German man was tested positive for COVID-19. He would have been in the Netherlands last week.
Synthetic mesh are used to treat patients with pelvic organ prolapse.
The Dutch Plastic Pact (Plastic Pact NL) was launched in the Netherlands in February 2019, and it is the first step to make single-use plastic products and packaging more sustainable and suitable f
An RIVM study reveals that adding sugars and humectants to cigarettes leads to higher emissions of a number of toxic substances in cigarette smoke.
It is beneficial for public health in the Netherlands if we set the standard time, also referred to as winter time, throughout the year.
The Dutch doctor who was treated at the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) for a Lassa virus infection has passed away on 23 November.
During World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2019, RIVM has set up an escape room in one of busiest shopping malls in the Netherlands.
The Dutch government announced its plans for the first steps in tackling the nitrogen deposition issue.
The National Institute for Public Health and the Environment published a new edition of the Dutch food composition database (NEVO). This 2019 edition contains nutrient data for over 2150 food items. Values for 133 components (proteins, fats, fatty acids, vitamins and minerals) are available.