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False reports of pneumonia in #Kazakhstan

False reports of pneumonia in #Kazakhstan

| July 11, 2020

Some Chinese media outlets are claiming that Kazakhstan has reported cases of unknown pneumonia, more deadly than coronavirus.  The Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan officially states that this information is FALSE. It should be noted that the WHO introduced codes for pneumonia in the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10), while COVID-19 is […]

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#EAPM – Cancer risks in COVID, matters of the heart, EU4Health funding

#EAPM – Cancer risks in COVID, matters of the heart, EU4Health funding

| July 10, 2020

Warm greetings health colleagues and, as the world slowly but surely emerges from lockdown restrictions and the weekend fast approaches, here is the latest update from the European Alliance for Personalised (EAPM), writes EAPM Executive Director Denis Horgan. Global conference 14 July On Tuesday (14 July), our Global Conference will take place. It’s entitled ‘Forward […]

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MEPs want the EU to play a stronger role in improving public health

MEPs want the EU to play a stronger role in improving public health

| July 10, 2020

MEPs want stronger EU tools to deal with health emergencies such as COVID-19© EUEP-DLL  In a debate on the EU’s future public health strategy, MEPs said COVID-19 has shown that the EU needs stronger tools to deal with health emergencies. In the plenary debate with Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides and the Council, preceding Friday’s (10 […]

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Angela Merkel presents German Presidency priorities to the European Parliament

Angela Merkel presents German Presidency priorities to the European Parliament

| July 10, 2020

MEPs discuss German Presidency priorities with Chancellor Merkel and Commission President von der Leyen © EUEP/DLL-LDI-JBR  MEPs have discussed with Chancellor Angela Merkel and Commission President Ursula von der Leyen the strategy and goals of the German Presidency in the coming six months. Under the motto “Together for Europe’s recovery”, the German presidency is determined […]

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#EUBudget and recovery: MEPs push for clarity on EU own-resources

#EUBudget and recovery: MEPs push for clarity on EU own-resources

| July 10, 2020

Charles Michel during the debate in Parliament  The EU should secure adequate funding to push through its recovery plans and emerge stronger from the COVID-19 crisis, MEPs said during a plenary debate on 8 July. The discussion with European Council President Charles Michel focused on the prospects of member states finding an agreement on the EU’s […]

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#Coronavirus ‘Class of 2020’: Europe’s lost generation?

#Coronavirus ‘Class of 2020’: Europe’s lost generation?

| July 10, 2020

When Dunia Skaunicova graduated in media marketing from Prague’s Metropolitan university she quickly found a dream first job at a startup in the Czech capital, where companies were fighting to snap up multi-lingual graduates, writes Michael Kahn. Months later, however, she suddenly found herself back looking for work after losing her job as the coronavirus […]

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#Coronavirus – Cohesion policy exceptional measures for #Poland approved in record time

#Coronavirus – Cohesion policy exceptional measures for #Poland approved in record time

| July 9, 2020

The European Commission has approved in record time the modification of the Regional Operational Programme for Warmińsko-Mazurskie region in Poland to allow for further investments in health services and to compensate for enterprise financial loss related to the outbreak of COVID-19. Cohesion and Reforms Commissioner Elisa Ferreira said: “The European Commission stands ready to work […]

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