Vandenbroucke supports Jambon’s call to scrap indoor events

Vandenbroucke said that he and the Prime Minister found it useful to reflect on what should be done to bring indoor activities "in line with what is needed."

Brussels Airport most important European hub for vaccines

Brussels Airport has Europe's largest temperature-controlled warehousing facility and has specialised in transporting pharmaceutical products for over ten years.

Second infection with Omicron variant detected in Belgium

The second Omicron case is unrelated to the first and the national reference laboratory is currently "examining other suspect samples."

‘Scrap all indoor events’: Jambon wants new Consultative Committee soon

Jambon calls for all indoor recreational activities – concerts, cultural events, theatre, fairs and indoor youth camps – to be cancelled until at least 15 December.

Infrabel launches campaign to keep animals off railway tracks

Rail infrastructure company Infrabel has launched a campaign to highlight the problem of stray farm animals on railway tracks.

Brussels secondary schools expect 10,000 extra students by 2025

Brussels has already made plans to increase school capacity, but previous efforts have often been hampered by delays that experts warn must absolutely be avoided.

Covid-19 patients in intensive care could remain below 1,000, says Van Gucht

Since the start of this week, the rise in the number of new Covid-19 cases being detected on a daily basis has slowed down slightly for the first time in weeks.

Colruyt will start selling Covid-19 self-tests from tomorrow

Colruyt stressed that it is only selling "qualitative tests" that have been approved by the Federal Agency for Medicines and Health Products (FAMHP).

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