Alertness about the Zika virus still needed for pregnant women
Since May 2015, there has been a Zika virus outbreak in South and Central America, including the Caribbean. The Zika virus can cause birth defects, including microcephaly (small head size).
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.
Dutch aid workers discharged from hospital
Two repatriated Dutch aid workers were discharged Monday 15 September from Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) after a 24-hour observation period.
Dutch doctors evacuated from Sierra Leone
Two Dutch doctors working for an NGO (the Lion Heart Foundation) will be evacuated from Sierra Leone.