DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The Dayton Community Blood Center will start testing its blood supply for the Zika virus.
The FDA is recommending all blood donations be tested for the virus.
According to a press release, the CBC applied in June for use of the investigational new drug (IND) authorized by the FDA as a blood screening test for Zika.
Blood centers in Ohio will be required to start testing by no later than November 18th.
More than 2200 people around the U.S. have become infected with Zika … and that number is growing.