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  • April 29, 2020
    Updates on the air transport of medical radioisotopes

    An article recently published by the World Nuclear News, quotes Nuclear Medicine Europe which indicates that there are signs on improvement. “Air transportation options, including via scheduled commercial flights, have been increasing although there are still many last-minute changes and difficulties in transporting radioisotopes to some regions,” the organisation’s Security of Supply Working Group Emergency […]

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  • April 29, 2020
    IAEA Webinar COVID-19 Pandemic Supply of Medical Radioisotopes and Radiopharmaceuticals

    The recording of IAEA Webinar held on April 23 is now available here. Our community would like to thank to all staff members from Radioisotope Products and Radiation Technology Section from The Division of Physical and Chemical Sciences at the IAEA who made this webinar possible.  

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  • April 22, 2020
    Update: IAEA Webinar COVID-19 Pandemic: Supply of Medical Radioisotopes and Radiopharmaceuticals

    Date: Apr 23, 2020 – Apr 23, 2020 Time: 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Vienna (Austria); Visit the events page to access the webinar link.

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  • April 22, 2020
    Medical isotope supply chain faces challenges from COVID-19

    The production of medical radioisotopes has continued during the COVID-19 pandemic but bottlenecks in transport and distribution could lead to shortages at hospitals, according to an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) survey of the research reactors where the isotopes are produced. Read full article published by World Nuclear News here.  

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  • April 16, 2020
    Update on the Radioisotopes Supply

    The Security of Supply Working Group (SoS WG) Emergency Response Team (ERT) held a teleconference on 15 April 2020 to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Mo-99 and other radioisotope production. All organizations again reported that production operations continue normally within adjustments that have been taken against COVID-19, although production is being oriented […]

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  • April 9, 2020
    Possible shortage of radioisotopes due to COVID-19

    The international community is closely monitoring the potential shortages of radioisotopes supply as result to travel bans and limited medical resources, due to SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. Recently, SNNMI and Nuclear Medicine Europe have announced their members about potential disruptions of Mo-99 due to travel bans to and from South Africa. The Emergency Response Team (ERT) is […]

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