Update West Nile Virus (WNV) - Greece

Safety warnings | Blood & Tissue | 30/08/2021

The Federal Office for Safety in Health Care has been informed by the ECDC (European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control) that 11 human WNV infections, including one death, have been recorded in Greece.

It is therefore requested that appropriate attention be paid to this in the medical history discussions and donor selections.

This letter corresponds to the current state of information of the BASG. Further information will be provided as soon as it becomes available.


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