Sustained avian flu outbreak is the most remarkable outbreak in 2021 discussed in Zoonoses Report
The outbreak of the H5N1 variant of avian flu was the most remarkable outbreak in 2021. In October of that year, the Netherlands experienced the start of the biggest outbreak of avian flu since 2003.
Cancer screening programmes now more accessible to transgender and intersex persons
From 1 June 2022, heel prick test also screens for muscle disease SMA, bringing number of screened diseases to 26
Tailor-made information will help immigrants make decisions on taking part in screening programmes
Zoonoses Report 2020 focuses on emerging zoonoses
The COVID-19 pandemic and the outbreak of the West Nile Virus in 2020 show that so-called emerging zoonoses pose a risk to the Netherlands.
European project COHESIVE develops sustainable One Health approaches
Today, fellow scientists and policymakers join the end symposium of the international project COHESIVE: One Health Structures in Europe.
Breast cancer screening resumes on Bonaire after COVID-19 hiatus
Women aged 50 to 75 years on Bonaire can participate in the breast cancer screening programme again as of Wednesday, May 26, 2021. This was temporarily halted in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
International collaboration essential theme State of Zoonoses 2019
Each year, at the request of the Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority, RIVM prepares an overview of the most important zoonoses and indicates their prevalence in the Netherlands.