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Published on: April 02, 2020
The AATB Physicians Council formed a standing Panel, hereto known as PC Subgroup, to provide on-going surveillance of the emerging SARS CoV-2/COVID 19 situation. This PC Subgroup has been and will continue to collect data in order to assess, in real-time, the recommendations for our members for donor evaluation with the objective to protect recipients and recovery personnel, to the extent possible.
Published on: March 16, 2020
Following previous Bulletins on the subject of COVID-19 (Bulletin No.20-3 released January 31, 2020, Bulletin No.20-7 released February 25, 2020, and Bulletin No.20-8 released March 4, 2020 ) the AATB Physicians Council has been monitoring the COVID-19 situation.
Published on: March 04, 2020
Following previous Bulletins on the subject of COVID-19 (Bulletin No.20-3 released January 31, 2020, and Bulletin No.20-7 released on February 25, 2020), the AATB Physicians Council has been monitoring the COVID-19 situation. Considering the latest developments, statistical data, and published studies, the AATB is providing the following updates to previously issued recommendations to tissue banks’ medical directors:
Published on: February 25, 2020
Following the initial publication of its Guidance to Tissue Bank Medical Directors on COVID-19 (AATB Bulletin No.20-3 released January 31, 2020), the AATB Physicians Council has been monitoring the COVID-19 situation. Considering the latest CDC announcements of destinations1 with COVID-19 community spread2,
AATB is providing the following updates: