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Factors influencing SARS-CoV-2 infection rate in Belgian nursing homes’ residents during the first wave of COVID-19 pandemic

Cross-sectional study was conducted between April 8-May 15, 2020. Data collected included demographics, group category (i.e. staff or resident), symptom status and test result. We retrieved additional data: number ...

Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies among Belgian nursing home residents and staff during the primary COVID-19 vaccination campaign.

lowest seroprevalences observed among infection naïve residents. COVID-19 vaccination status and previous SARS-CoV-2 infection were predictors for SARS-CoV-2 seropositivity. Alternatively, age ≥ 80 years ...

The state of health in Belgium, 1990-2019: a benchmarking analysis based on the Global Burden of Disease 2019 study.

health and care policies are essential. This study aims to assess the health trends in Belgium between 1990 and 2019, to compare the Belgian health status to that of the EU-15 countries, and to identify ...

Assessing evidence of a potential Salmonella transmission across the poultry food chain.

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors:,;,;,; Mattheus, Wesley;,; Cambier, L.; Sarah, Welby Source: Zoonoses Public Health (2022) Abstract: Enhanced Salmonella surveillance ...

Current status of the RE-Place database

Knowledge sharing NAMs new approach methodologies open access database Service:  Évaluation des risques et de l'impact sur la santé Risico- en gezondheidsimpactevaluatie Risk and health impact assessment ...

Epidemiologische surveillance van mazelen Morbillivirus- 2020/2021

samenwerking met de Wereldgezondheidsorganisatie (WGO) om mazelen te elimineren tegen 2020. •  In 2018 en 2019 kreeg België de status ‘interrupted endemic transmission’ van de WGO toegekend omdat geen enkele ...

Residential green space in association with the methylation status in a CpG site within the promoter region of the placental serotonin receptor HTR2A

HTR2A-methylation when comparing residences with and without the presence of nature in a 50 m and 100 m buffer, respectively. The methylation status of  HTR2A  in placental tissue is positively associated with ...

Assessment of the Commitments and Performance of the European Food Industry to Improve Population Nutrition.

Publication Type: Peer reviewed scientific article Authors: Iris Van Dam; Guillon, Emilie; Robinson, Ella; Allais, Olivier; Sacks, Gary; Stefanie Vandevijvere Source: Int J Public Health, Volume 67 ...

Validity of air pollution annoyance to assess long-term exposure to air pollution in Belgium

black carbon ; 1.45 [95% CI  : 1.27-1.67]). Air pollution annoyance depended largely on individual factors especially health status.   Conclusions Air pollution exposure has a significant influence on ...

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