Dutch hospitals postpone chemotherapy, organ transplants due to COVID-19 surge

Dutch hospitals postpone chemotherapy, organ transplants due to COVID-19 surge

Medics treat a patient infected with COVID-19, in the intensive care unit at Maastricht UMC+ Hospital in Maastricht, Netherlands, November 10, 2020. REUTERS/Piroschka van de WouwRegister now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comRegisterAMSTERDAM, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Some Dutch hospitals have halted chemotherapy treatments and organ transplants to free up intensive care beds for a … Read more

Dutch face three-week, partial lockdown as COVID-19 cases soar

Dutch face three-week, partial lockdown as COVID-19 cases soar

AMSTERDAM, Nov 12 (Reuters) – Bars and restaurants will close early and sporting events will be held without audiences under a three-week, partial lockdown that is expected to be announced in the Netherlands on Friday evening.Dutch broadcaster NOS said the first such measures in Western Europe since the summer will go into effect on Saturday … Read more

Dutch reintroduce face masks as COVID-19 cases surge

Dutch reintroduce face masks as COVID-19 cases surge

People with and without protective masks walk on the street while shopping as the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in Amsterdam, Netherlands October 7, 2020. REUTERS/Eva PlevierAMSTERDAM, Nov 2 (Reuters) – The Dutch government on Tuesday decided to re-impose measures, including the wearing of face masks, aimed at slowing the latest spike in COVID-19 … Read more

Dutch consider new restrictions as Covid-19 cases surge

Dutch consider new restrictions as Covid-19 cases surge

Health authorities in the Netherlands are to decide whether to recommend Covid-19 vaccine booster shots for adults, while the government weighs a new package of restrictions, amid the latest surge in new infections. Prime Minister Mark Rutte is expected to announce new measures to slow the spread of the virus at a press conference this … Read more