Dengue - France
The Federal Office for Safety in Health Care has been informed by the French authority that there have been 36 human cases of dengue in France, in the current season.
Affected regions are:
- Occitanie Region (Department Pyrenees Orientales: Perpignan, Department Hautes-Pryrenees: Andrest, Rabastens, Department Haute-Garonne: Salvetat Saint-Gilles).
- Provence-Alps-Cote d'Azur Region (Var Department: Fayence, Alpes-Maritimes Department: St Jeannet, Gattières, Gaude)
It is therefore requested that the relevant information be taken into account in the medical history interviews and donor selections.
This letter corresponds to the current state of information of the BASG. As soon as further information is available, it will be announced.