Almost 500 million people around the world will develop heart disease, obesity, diabetes or other non-communicable diseases by 2030 because of the lack of physical activity if the government do not take urgent actions.
An average of 83.3 patients suffering from coronavirus were admitted to hospitals each day in the last seven days. The following data has been released by the Sciensano Institute of Public Health on Friday morning.
Hong Kong has finalized to lift the mandatory hotel quarantine for travellers from abroad. The authorities have made this known, finally ending more than two years of international isolation for the world's financial centre.
Vaccination remains one of the best way to curb the contracting influenza and avoid its potential complications, especially since COVID-19 is still circulating and risks making a comeback as the winter season approaches, health experts warn.
After one week into Flander's autumn vaccination campaign against COVID-19, around 400,000 people have already received their autumn booster dose, and more than half of the adult population has already received an invitation.
Belgium will be among the countries using Pfizer's vaccine against the Wuhan variant and the Omicron sub-variants BA.4 and BA.5 of the novel coronavirus in its vaccine campaign against the contagious mutants.