Zika virus and safety of substances of human origin – A guide for preparedness activities in Europe

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European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Zika virus and safety of substances of human origin – A guide for preparedness activities in Europe. Stockholm: ECDC; 2016.

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​The objective of this 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. This 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