Vaccination rate increased, HPV even significantly
For the first time in five years, the number of children receiving vaccinations from the National Immunisation Programme has increased slightly.
In the first half of June 2020, small amounts of artificial (man-made) radioactive substances have been detected at several measuring stations in Northern Europe.
Nearly all infants in the Netherlands are still participating in the National Immunisation Programme.
When garments made from synthetic materials wear, due to use and washing, microplastic fibres are released. Wastewater treatment plants remove 50 to 90 per cent of these microplastic fibres.
On Thursday 11 April 2019, RIVM welcomed a delegation from Public Health England (PHE). Chief Executive Duncan Selbie of PHE headed the delegation.