NIPT available as standard option for all pregnant women from 1 April
From 1 April 2023, the Non-Invasive Prenatal Test (NIPT) will be available to all pregnant women. They do not have to take part in a scientific study for this.
According to RIVM’s registration system, at least 90% of babies have been vaccinated against mumps, measles and rubella (MMR).
This week, a refugee from Syria was found to be infected with the diphtheria bacterium. The patient has been treated with antibiotics. The patient’s contacts have been tested and vaccinated.
Participation in the National Immunisation Programme has fallen slightly, showing a decrease of 1 to 2 percentage points.