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.
Towards a sustainable, healthy future for everyone: EU project INHERIT offers policy solutions
Today, on 10 December a policy toolkit will be presented at the final conference of the European four-year research project INHERIT.
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.
EU air policy gives an average of 6 extra years of life in the Netherlands
Since the 1970s, European policies to improve air quality have resulted in fewer emissions in many countries.
New environmental noise and health guidelines
Exposure to environmental noise is expected to cause more health problems in the Netherlands. There is increasingly more noise, and new houses are being built closer to noise sources.
Residential Wood Burning Alert in unfavourable weather conditions
As of this autumn, RIVM will advise against burning wood in unfavourable weather conditions and or poor air quality.