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Infectious Diseases in the Netherlands Posted by on Jun 10, 2020

Have you ever heard of the PIENTER-onderzoek in the Netherlands? In this post, I will explore what this is and how is it has been expanded with the current COVID-19 situation. PIENTER-onderzoek First things first: what does pienter mean? According to the Van Dale dictionary, it means schrander of slim. PIENTER-onderzoek means a clever or insightful research…

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Dutch Songs to Wash Your Hands Posted by on Mar 12, 2020

Last week, Sten wrote a very interesting post about the coronavirus developments in the Netherlands. Like Sten mentioned, the Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezonheid en Milieu (RIVM) has made a few key recommendations. In this post, I would like to explore some of these recommendations. Handen Wassen According to information from RIVM and the World Health Organization…

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