The police are desperately looking for 15-year-old Abdullah Mazmahor, who went missing in Schiedam on Friday. The teenage boy is deaf and autistic and needs his heart medication. He was last seen leaving Obrechtsraat in Schiedam around 11:00 p.m. on Friday, wearing a cream colored shirt. "Family and police are very worried, also because he left in the freezing cold without a coat", the police said in a statement.
The man that crashed into a group of pedestrians in front of Amsterdam Central Station on Saturday night, almost certainly did not do so intentionally, the police said on Twitter on Sunday night. The police came to this conclusion after searching the man's home. Two of the eight victims were still in hospital at the time of the police update.
American pharmaceutical firm Pfizer has purchased a minority stake in the Dutch biopharmaceutical AM-Pharma. The American firm has an exclusive option to buy out the whole company after committing an upfront payment of 87.5 million.
A doctor at an institution for people suffering from dementia in Venray adjusted or even stopped his patients' medicines without consulting with their families. This led to these patients becoming agitated, aggressive or suffering unnecessary pain, the AD reports.
Two doctors from The Netherlands, Nick Zwinkels and Erdi Huizenga, who have been working in Sierra Leone at the lion Heart Foundation, and who may have contracted Ebola, are currently in quarantine in the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) after landing in The Netherlands on Sunday. They may return home later today, De Telegraaf reports.
A bio-tech company in Leiden is making headway developing a vaccine against the deadly, and fast-spreading ebola virus. In an interview with Het Financieele Dagblad, Maria Pau, head of the research program, says that data from tests on monkeys is very promising.