Campylobacter most common pathogen found in dairy cattle
A study conducted at 185 dairy farms found the Campylobacter bacterium at 91% of those farms. Out of the pathogens that were studied, this type of bacteria is the most common in dairy cattle.
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.
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.
Prevention essential theme State of Zoonotic Diseases 2018
The focus of our annual report State of Zoonotic Diseases 2018 is prevention, with the emphasis on the production chains of foods of animal origin.
Young people who use screens before sleeping have more sleep problems
Young people (13-18 years) who use light-emitting screens daily in the hour before going to sleep have more sleep problems.
Collaboration is key to 2017 State of Zoonotic Diseases report
De jaarlijkse Staat van Zoönosen focust zich dit jaar op een One Health-aanpak van zoönosen.
One Health European Joint Programme (EJP) Expert Meeting
On the 4th and 5th of June 2018, an expert meeting was held at RIVM to redefine and prioritise the topics for One Health research and integrative activities in Europe.
People who eat meat do not carry more ESBL bacteria
RIVM research reveals that people who eat meat regularly do not carry ESBLs more frequently than vegetarians.