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The BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine should primarily be administered to the elderly
The Health Council of the Netherlands recommends that BioNTech/Pfizer’s vaccine against COVID-19 should primarily be administered ...
Maintain the pneumococcal vaccination priority: the most elderly first
The Health Council recommends that the way in which the pneumococcal vaccination programme was put into practice when it ...
Recommendation for a classification: methyl isobutyl ketone suspected to be carcinogenic in man
At request of the State Secretary of Social Affairs and Employment, the Health Council has evaluated the carcinogenic properties ...
When applied correctly, spray polyurethane foam is not harmful to residents
When spray polyurethane foam (SPF) home insulation is installed correctly, residents are unlikely to experience any associated ...
Vaccinate the elderly and sick first against COVID-19
The Health Council of the Netherlands recommends, at this point in time, that people over the age of 60 and medical risk groups ...
Cadmium can affect reproductive health
The Health Council of the Netherlands recommends to classify cadmium as a substance which is a presumed reproductive toxicant. ...
Research is needed to study an alternative to MRI screening in the population screening programme for breast cancer
Research is needed to study an alternative to MRI screening to detect breast cancer in women with extremely dense breast tissue. ...
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 ...
Chickenpox vaccinations on Bonaire, Sint-Eustatius and Saba
The Health Council of the Netherlands recommends adding vaccination against chickenpox (varicella) to the National Immunization ...
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 ...