Ticks are already on the move
The mild weather makes the ticks active: Even on several consecutive days with a few degrees above zero, they go in search of a host.
Measles: Current case numbers
Since 1 January 2024, 129 confirmed cases of measles have been reported in Austria. Further cases are expected.
Medicinal plants: Marigold
Among other things, marigold helps with mild inflammation of the skin and in the mouth and throat area, as well as supporting wound healing.
With calendar week 40, the surveillance of the current influenza season by the Clinical Sentinelsurveillance System has started.
Checking children's carnival costumes and children's make-up
To ensure the safety of children, especially during the carnival season, and to identify and minimise potential risks, we regularly check carnival costumes and carnival make-up, among other things.
10 February: International Pulses Day
The WHO has designated 10 February as International Pulses Day to draw attention to the major contribution pulses can make to sustainable agriculture and healthy nutrition.
4 February: World Cancer Day
World Cancer Day takes place every year on 4 February. Its aim is to raise public awareness of cancer prevention, research and treatment.
Medicinal plants: Comfrey
As its name suggests, comfrey helps with strains, bruises and sprains, among other things.
One Health: Health for humans, animals, plants and the environment
The health of humans, animals, plants and the environment is interdependent. We have been pursuing this One Health approach for over 20 years.