Update West Nile Virus (WNV) - Romania

Safety warnings | Blood & Tissue | 07/09/2021

The Federal Office for Safety in Health Care has been informed by the ECDC (European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control) that another human WNV infection with fatality has been recorded in Romania.

Therefore, appropriate attention is requested in the medical history discussions 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.


Further inquiry note