Since the first bulletin was circulated on 09 March 2020, there have been a number of important developments in relation to the COVID-19 situation worldwide.

As of 14 March 2020, time:matters, the courier service used for the majority of overseas transport of unrelated donor products, continue to accept requests for all areas apart from mainland China, Israel, and Northern Italy (1). However, significant challenges are anticipated due to developing travel restrictions. Transport of cryopreserved products (cord blood units, CAR-T cells) continues as usual via unaccompanied dry shippers.

Download the COVID19 Bulletin #2