Update: West Nile Virus (WNV) - Greece
The Federal Office for Safety in Health Care was informed by ECDC (European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control) that 24 more human WNV infections were recorded in Greece.Two deaths were reported in connection with WNV infections. New affected region is: Serres. Therefore, it is requested to pay attention to this in the anamnesis interviews and donor selections.
This letter corresponds to the current information status of the BASG. As soon as further information is available, it will be announced.