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.
CleaR delivers framework for risk assessment of substances of concern in the recycling process
For a successful circular economy, it is essential to improve the conditions in which materials and products are recycled once they have reached the end of their life cycle.
Possible health risks due to exposure to chromium-6 at tROM project Tilburg
Research by RIVM shows that the participants in the so-called tROM project, their supervisors and other people involved may have been exposed to chromium-6.
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.
No new MERS patients in the Netherlands
Almost two months ago, two Dutch people were diagnosed with the MERS coronavirus.
International study finds MERS coronavirus in raw dromedary camel milk
Milk from dromedary camels infected with the MERS coronavirus may contain the virus, and consuming this raw milk may thus pose a risk to public health.
Clinical condition Dutch MERS patients improving
The two patients who were diagnosed last week with the MERS coronavirus are now on the mend.