Details of proposed European PFAS ban released
Today, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) published details of a proposed ban on the production, use, sale and import of some 10,000 per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
According to RIVM’s registration system, at least 90% of babies have been vaccinated against mumps, measles and rubella (MMR).
This week, a refugee from Syria was found to be infected with the diphtheria bacterium. The patient has been treated with antibiotics. The patient’s contacts have been tested and vaccinated.
Participation in the National Immunisation Programme has fallen slightly, showing a decrease of 1 to 2 percentage points.
Participation in the vaccinations against mumps, measles and rubella (MMR) and diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), tetanus and polio) (DTaP-IPV) has decreased slightly among infants (-1%).