Austrian Federal Office for Safety in Health Care

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West Nil Virus (WNV) Netherlands - Update New

Safety warnings | Blood & Tissue | 16/11/2020
The Federal Office for Safety in Health Care has been informed by the Dutch authority that there has been a confirmed human infection with WNV in the Arnhem region of the Netherlands.
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COVID-19 New

messages in brief | 12/11/2020
An overview of information by BASG to the novel Corona virus SARS-CoV-2 and the COVID-19 disease as well as links to websites with further information.
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Warning of chlorine dioxide and MMS or CDL/CDS

Enforcement | 11/11/2020
MMS (Miracle Mineral Solution or Master Mineral Solution) and CDs (Chloride dioxide solution or German: Chlordioxidlösung - CDL) are two different starting products for the generation of gaseous chlorine dioxide, which is offered in alternative medical circles as a "cure" for various diseases, including COVID-19. However, there is no scientific evidence of the claimed beneficial effects of chlorine dioxide, which is a gas that can cause burns and symptoms of poisoning.
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Warnung vor Chlordioxidlösungen (MMS, CDS, CDL)

safety warnings | 10/11/2020
Keine Wirkung gegen COVID-19 und begründeter Verdacht auf schädliche Wirkungen.
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European Sperm Bank - Donor-8396-EMRE

Safety warnings | Blood & Tissue | 03/11/2020
The Federal Office for Safety in Health Care has been informed by the Danish authority that it has been informed by the Danish tissue bank European Sperm Bank (DK257572) that a child has become ill in connection with the donation of the sperm donor 8396-EMRE.
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Information

COVID-19

An overview of information by BASG to the novel Corona virus SARS-CoV-2 and the COVID-19 disease as well as links to websites with further information.

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Reporting to BASG

Reporting to BASG

The Federal Office relies on reports from consumers, health care professionals and companies for the continuous re-evaluation of the safety profile of medicinal products and medical devices.

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Register of authorised medicinal products

Austrian Medicinal Product Index

The medicinal products database contains all products authorised in Austria, including up-to-date product information leaflets and the summary of products characteristics.

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Shortages

Shortages

Based on reports from pharmaceutical companies, BASG informs about current shortages.

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For Consumers

This is the subpage with information from the BASG directed to consumers (patients, their relatives and owners of animals).

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For Health Care Professionals

This is the subpage with information from the BASG directed to health care professionals (physicians, dentists, veterinarians, midwives and pharmacists).

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For Companies

This is the subpage with information by the BASG directed to companies producing, controlling or distributing medicinal products or medical devices.

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Market Surveillance

This is the subpage with the official announcements and public databases provided by the BASG as well as procedures for reporting to BASG.

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