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Post-summer COVID news from across the Capitals: France relaxes contact rules in nurseries and elementary schools / Greek scientists fear Athens could be the next Bergamo / The UK orders pubs and restaurants to close by 10 pm / Austria‘s western regions force bars to close by 10 pm as PM Kurz urges east to do the same / Spain‘s capital city urged to only allow ‘minimum’ mobility / Slovaks have personal COVID-19 data leaked
COVID TRANSPARENCY: EU lawmakers from across the political spectrum stressed the need for transparency in the COVID-19 vaccine process in a hearing with pharmaceutical industry representatives, emphasising that this is necessary to combat a growing vaccine hesitancy in the EU. Read more.
HEALTH AFTER COVID-19: Many EU countries are now experiencing the second wave of the COVID-10 pandemic and it seems that the lack of Europe-wide coordination that marked the first wave is still there. Read the Special Report coordinated by Sarantis Michalopoulos.
STRASBOURG PLENARY CANCELLED: The monthly meeting of MEPs will not be held in Strasbourg as planned but in Brussels, because of the ongoing coronavirus restrictions, European Parliament President David Sassoli confirmed on Tuesday (8 September). Read up about it here.
COVID-19 VACCINE: It’s impossible to predict exactly the timeframe necessary for a COVID-19 vaccine to become available, said Nathalie Moll, director-general of the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA). Learn more here.