Seasonal flu epidemic in the Netherlands
The flu epidemic in the Netherlands has started. The number of people with flu (influenza) increased significantly in the past two weeks.
More and more people in the Netherlands have the flu. The number of people with flu increased significantly last week.
Industry and policymakers are not availing themselves enough of the available scientific knowledge when it comes to smarter ways of dealing with plastics.
Now not only girls, but also boys will have the opportunity to protect themselves from cancer caused by HPV.
The flu jab is offered free of charge every year to people aged 60 years and older, and to people who are at higher risk of becoming seriously ill from the flu virus due to medical reasons
The method developed by RIVM to assess whether waste treatment is sufficiently safe and sustainable, can contribute to the European ambitions for a safe and more circular economy.
The flu epidemic in the winter of 2019/2020 was mild and lasted only 5 weeks.
The vaccine against the HPV human papillomavirus virus will also become available for boys.
RIVM has developed a step-by-step plan for the safe reuse of diapers and incontinence material. This plan provides recyclers and licensing authorities with tools to carry out a risk assessment.