West Nile Virus (WNV) - Slovakia
The Federal Office for Safety in Health Care has been informed by the Slovakian authority that a human WNV infection has been recorded in Slovakia. Since the affected person has stayed in the Bratislava region as well as in the Hungarian region of Gyor-Moson-Sopron, the Slovakian authority classifies the Bratislava region and the Gyor-Moson-Sopron region as affected areas.
It is therefore requested that appropriate attention be paid in the medical history 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.