Antimicrobial resistance in the Netherlands is remaining reasonably stable
Antimicrobial resistance is increasing on a global level. It is difficult to treat infections caused by resistant bacteria.
Discussion regarding health-based guidance value of PFOA
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published a provisional health-based guidance value for perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA).
CAESAR annual report 2014
The World Health Organization (WHO) published its first CAESAR annual report 2014.
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.
Patient admitted for Ebola assessment
On 22 September, following the request of the General Practitioner, a patient was transported to the Radboudumc in order to undergo further medical assessment.