Updated immunisation recommendation for measles: early vaccination before travel
A number of European countries are currently seeing outbreaks of measles. Before the start of the summer season, RIVM has therefore updated its immunisation recommendation for measles.
iGEM meetup for teams and supervisors
The best synbio projects, including iGEM teams, have one thing in common: cutting edge science in the light of carefully considered societal needs.
Risk of measles outbreaks increases with decreasing vaccination coverage
Vaccination coverage for vaccinations in the Dutch National Vaccination Program (NIP) decreased slightly by about half a percent for the third consecutive year.
Measles epidemic and Salmonella outbreak cost nearly six million euros
The most recent measles epidemic and outbreak of Salmonella Thomson due to smoked salmon have cost 3.9 and 1.7 million euros, respectively.
Monitoring of the medical team involved in the care of Ebola patient concluded
The Nigerian Ebola patient admitted to the Major Incident Hospital was declared cured 21 days ago.
Patient in Radboudumc not contaminated with the Ebola virus
The patient, who was admitted in the Radboud univerisity medical center over the past few days because of a suspected Ebola infection, was proven not to be infected.
Active monitoring period for Ebola ends for evacuated aid workers
As 21 days have passed since the two aid workers evacuated from Sierra Leone had unprotected contact with Ebola patients, active monitoring of their health status by the Community Health Service ha
The two Dutch patients are not infected with Ebola virus
The two patients, who have been admitted to the hospital under suspicion of an Ebola infection, are not infected with the virus.