March 31, 2020
On March 30, the Emergency Response Team (ERT) of Nuclear Medicine Europe (NMEu) sent an update on COVID-19 and the global supply of Mo-99 and other resources.
NTP informed the ERT that the cessation of most scheduled international flights in/out of South Africa interrupted bulk Mo-99 shipments from South Africa during the past week. A number of options are being investigated in order to resume shipments from South Africa.
On a positive note, ANSTO reported that it has received regulatory approval from the Australian nuclear regulator ARPANSA to resume Mo-99 export production.
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