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European military task force to fight COVID-19

A dedicated EU military task force will be set up to support the coordination of the national armed forces in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. However, it is yet unclear whether and how efforts could be coordinated on EU-NATO...
Coronavirus 03-04-2020

Spain’s job market hammered by COVID-19

With more than 800,000 jobs lost in March, Spain’s labour market has suffered its worst month on record due to the coronavirus, the Spanish government said on Thursday (2 April). EURACTIV's partner EFE reports.
Coronavirus 26-03-2020

UK ‘putting Brexit over breathing’ as Johnson opts out of EU COVID scheme

The UK government has been accused of ‘putting Brexit over breathing’ after it confirmed it had opted out of an EU joint procurement scheme for urgently needed medical equipment to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus 25-03-2020

Belgian surgeons sound alarm over scarcity of masks, reagents and drugs

Two surgeons from the Hospital Saint-Pierre (ULB) in Brussels published a carte blanche to the attention of Belgian Prime Minister Sophie Wilmès over the weekend, sounding the alarm over the lack of medical and protective equipment to fight against the coronavirus. Wilmes responded with a letter of her own on Tuesday (24 March).
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