The Fipronill egg scandal has led to more than 77,375,000 eggs being destroyed and 1,900,000 chickens being euthanized, according to the Federal Agricultural Minister Denis Ducarne.
Between the 8th and 14th of January, 160 out of every 100,000 inhabitants of Belgium consulted a general practitioner because of a flu syndrome, a ratio that is slightly above the epidemic threshold of 141 consultations per 100,000 inhabitants, the Scientific Institute of Public Health, ISP disclosed on Wednesday.
Knee replacements cost Social Security a lot of money.
"Exposure to pesticides could be more considerable and widespread than suspected,” Wallonia’s Environment Minister Carlo Di Antonio said on Friday, announcing that a study had been launched to assess its extent.
Wallonia’s government on Thursday adopted a draft decree that will gradually ban private diesel-powered vehicles in their current technological design from the region’s roads. The draft was passed at its first reading.
The Public Health Minister Maggie De Block (Open VLD) wants pregnant women to be able to work longer.
Health insurers know all about the increase in additional fees for private rooms, says Doctor’s Union Absym.
Health Minister Maggie De Block (Open VLD) will launch a campaign against the misuse of sleeping pills and tranquilizers next year.
Air pollution still causes more than 500,000 early deaths per year in Europe even though it has declined slightly, the European Environment Agency said on Wednesday in its annual report.
By the end of this year, 95,000 nurses will each receive a gross allowance of 130 euros, following a decision to that effect by Health Minister Maggie de Block and Labour Minister Kris Peeters, Het Laatste Nieuws daily reported on Tuesday.