Update: West Nile Virus (WNV) - Romania
The Federal Office for Safety in Health Care has been informed by ECDC (European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control) that 6 additional human WNV infections have been recorded in Romania. New affected regions are: Dambovita and Galati. It is therefore requested that appropriate attention be paid to this in the anamnesis 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.