Update: West Nile Virus (WNV) - Serbia
The Federal Office for Safety in Health Care was informed by ECDC (European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control) that in Serbia, in the current season, a total of 23 human WNV infections were recorded. One death was also reported in connection with WNV infections.
Affected regions are: Juzno-backi, Srednje-banatski, Juzno-banatski, Grad Beograd and Sremski.
It is therefore requested that appropriate attention be paid in the medical history discussions 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.