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ECDC guide on Zika virus and safety of substances of human origin

posted 15 Jul 2016, 07:29 by Eoin McGrath   [ updated 10 Jan 2017, 08:34 ]
The ECDC has published a guide on Zika virus preparedness. The objective of the document is to guide the preparation and implementation of national preparedness plans for the safety of substances of human origin during outbreaks of Zika virus infection, both in affected and non-affected areas.
ECDC Guide on Zika

The document includes key elements to be considered in the risk-based decision-making process of mitigating the threats to the safety of substances of human origin posed by Zika virus. It also identifies supporting tools and information sources available at the EU level, either from ECDC or the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety.
Access the guide at /ecdc.europa.eu/en/publications
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