Multiple arrests after shooting in Leiden company

The police received a report around midnight that several shots were heard in the industrial area. Several people were on site when the police arrived. They were arrested and will be brought before the examining magistrate on Monday. Due to the ongoing investigation, the police are not yet able to say how many suspects have […]

Opening of the first Leiden ‘dementiatheque’ for and about people with th…

Marieta Kroft Today at 11:00 Leiden Leiden gets its first permanent ‘dementia library’. It is an information point for and about people with dementia. On September 21, on World Alzheimer’s Day, the opening will take place in the BlusC library on Nieuwstraat. The Dementia Center is an initiative of the Expertise Center for DementiaSamen with […]

‘Third shot with a different vaccine offers better protection’

“Two different vaccines are better. After two Pfizer shots, give the Moderna vaccine or Janssen vaccine and vice versa,” says immunologist Ger Rijkers at Roosevelt University College. Frits Rosendaal, epidemiologist at the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC), also argues in favor of a ‘pricking mix’. “Because all vaccines are slightly different, you make slightly different […]

Dead mosquito? Take a picture for science

Killed mosquito? Not immediately in the trash. Photos and sites turn out to be interesting data. In addition, holidaymakers are being sought for a medical examination for mosquitoes. In short, the mosquito is food for scientists. With the new ‘Mosquito Alert App’ app, everyone is a little bit of a scientist. It is a European […]

Dead mosquito? Take a picture for science

With the new ‘Mosquito Alert App’ app, everyone is a little bit of a scientist. It is a European app, involving researchers from Leiden University, among others. Louie Krol is one of those mosquito experts, who is a member of the One-Health consortium. ,,For research, I go into meadows, nature reserves and communal areas. But […]

Dead mosquito? Take a picture for science

With the new ‘Mosquito Alert App’ app, everyone is a little bit of a scientist. It is a European app, involving researchers from Leiden University, among others. Louie Krol is one of those mosquito experts, who is a member of the One-Health consortium. ,,For research, I go into meadows, nature reserves and communal areas. But […]

Dead mosquito? Take a picture for science

With the new ‘Mosquito Alert App’ app, everyone is a little bit of a scientist. It is a European app, involving researchers from Leiden University, among others. Louie Krol is one of those mosquito experts, who is a member of the One-Health consortium. ,,For research, I go into meadows, nature reserves and communal areas. But […]

Criminal investigation into fatal accident Doris (7)

The girl was cycling through Steenstraat with her parents on Saturday 5 June, when she was shocked because the door of a taxi suddenly opened. She fled and got hit by a bus. The police have conducted a traffic investigation. The Public Prosecution Service is investigating whether culpable actions were taken, and if so by […]

Nursing teacher Lieke Merkens comes with relaxed online …

Do more with social media in education. That is what Lieke Merkens, a nursing teacher at the Leiden branch of MBORijnland, has as a mission now that the ‘socials’ play such an important role in the students’ lives. It is not without reason that she will launch the first of a series of videos on […]