Control measures against the spread of Legionella from wastewater treatment plants
Wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) may spread Legionella via the air and cause pneumonia if people inhale them.
Meningococcal type W most notable infectious disease in 2017
The report ‘State of Infectious Diseases in the Netherlands in 2017’ published by RIVM today, provides an overview of the most important developments in infectious diseases in the Netherlands and a
Large increase in legionellosis in the Netherlands
The Municipal Public Health Services (GGD) received 561 reports of legionellosis over the past year. Never before has RIVM registered as many reports of this disease as in the past year.
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.