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No permit for study of genetic home testing
Hogeschool Leiden would like to carry out a sample population screening to look at the quality of genetic home testing kits. The ...
Use the AstraZeneca vaccine in 60 to 64-year-olds (inclusive)
The Health Council recommends that the first available doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine be used in older adults aged 60 to 64 ...
Strict conditions for the requirement by private entities for proof of COVID-19 vaccination
In principle, based on the applicable laws and regulations, private institutions and businesses are free to require proof of ...
Careful evaluation of requirements for proof of negative SARS-CoV-2 testing
Requiring proof of a recent negative SARS-CoV-2 to regulate access to facilities warrants careful evaluation. The Health Council ...
The Moderna vaccine should mainly be used in the elderly
The Health Council recommends that Moderna’s vaccine against COVID-19 be mainly used in the elderly, starting with the oldest age ...
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 ...