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More data needed about the role of tbc vaccine in the context of COVID-19

To what extent BCG (the vaccine against tuberculosis) could play a role in combating COVID-19 is still unclear. The Health ...

News item | 05-10-2020 | 10:00

Chickenpox vaccinations on Bonaire, Sint-Eustatius and Saba

The Health Council of the Netherlands recommends adding vaccination against chickenpox (varicella) to the National Immunization ...

News item | 01-10-2020 | 10:00

No bloodspot screening for untreatable conditions

At this moment in time, the Health Council of the Netherlands does not recommend a nationwide programme for screening children in ...

News item | 30-09-2020 | 10:00

We need a broader view of the 45-minute standard for emergency care

There are no medical scientific grounds to justify the standard that virtually every resident of the Netherlands must be able to ...

News item | 22-09-2020 | 10:00

No proof that 5G can be harmful; more research necessary

It has not been demonstrated nor is it likely that exposure to 5G systems can be harmful, but from a scientific point of view ...

News item | 02-09-2020 | 11:00

Population Screening Act: Screening for Barrett’s oesophagus

Radboudumc has applied for a permit to conduct a study into screening for Barrett’s oesophagus (a precursor to oesophageal ...

News item | 31-08-2020 | 10:00

Permit for first-trimester anomaly scan during sonographers’ training programme

The regional centres for prenatal screening have developed a training programme for those sonographers who will be carrying out ...

News item | 15-07-2020 | 10:00

Enable healthier energy transition in the built environment

One of the measures in the Climate Agreement involves modifying homes and other buildings to use renewable energy sources. These ...

News item | 14-07-2020 | 10:00

Conditional reporting of additional findings from NIPT

Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) allows for the screening of chromosomal abnormalities beyond Down, Edwards and Patau ...

News item | 07-07-2020 | 10:00

Population Screening Act: The second round of The Maastricht Study

Maastricht UMC+ has applied for a permit to carry out follow-up measurements among participants of The Maastricht Study. The ...

News item | 01-07-2020 | 10:00