The European Union presented a plan to combat COVID-19

The European Commission (EC) on July 15, presented a short term plan for the containment and prevention COVID-19. This is stated in the press release, published on the Commission’s website.

The focus of the plan of the EC is paid to the testing and contact tracing of patients, monitoring health status and access to health services. The Commission promises quickly to establish an uninterrupted supply of personal protective equipment, medicines and medical equipment in EU countries.

Public health authorities under the plan will deal with the segmentation of clusters of infections and containment of the outbreak COVID-19.

Separately, the plan outlines support for vulnerable groups (the elderly, the disabled and the poor), as well as the fight with the incidence of seasonal influenza.

“The package of measures designed to counter any possible outbreaks COVID-19. Drawing on the lessons of the past months, we planned to avoid improvisation, to strengthen the readiness on all fronts to ease the path to economic and social reconstruction of EU”, – said Vice-President of the European Commission to promote the European way of life, Margaritis Schinas.

European Commissioner for health and food security of Stella Kyriakides said that the EU fought a long time with a peak of coronavirus.

“We’ve come a long way to combat COVID-19, but the virus is still there. Vigilance, readiness and coordination will prevent flash [coronavirus infection]. Today we call for the active and joint action for the protection of our citizens and will support the state [the EU],” said Kyriakides.

EU leaders took the decision to close the external borders of the pandemic coronavirus March 18. The economies of the countries of the European Union suffered great losses from the cessation of the flow of tourists.

The European Union on 1 July opened the outer border for the residents of 14 countries: Algeria, Australia, Canada, Georgia, Japan, Montenegro, Morocco, New Zealand, Rwanda, Serbia, South Korea, Thailand, Tunisia and Uruguay. Ukraine in this list are not included. In the list of countries which the organization is not allowed, apart from Ukraine, includes the USA and Brazil.

List of countries with which the EU opens its external borders, was planned to be reviewed every two weeks.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Releated

The EU supports the Belarusian people – Borrell

Vice-President of the European Commission, high representative of the Union for foreign Affairs and security policy Josep Borrell supported the demonstrators who took to the streets of Belarusian cities. About this he wrote in Twitter on Sunday, August 16. “Hundreds of thousands of Belarusians went out today on a peaceful demonstration, demanding the release of […]

Adviser to trump denies the media reports about the alleged intentions of the White house to meet with Putin before the election

Advisor to the President for national security Robert O’brien denied that the us President intends to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin before the presidential elections in the United States. About it the adviser said in comments to NBC News on August 16. Earlier on Sunday, the channel, citing sources reported that trump was considering […]

Workers of two factories in Belarus, announced the strike Monday

Labor collectives of the plant “Belaruskali” and refinery “Naftan”, on August 16 announced that Monday, August 17, join the nationwide strike in Belarus, reported the news portal TUT.BY. The workers demanded to release all political prisoners and participants of peaceful demonstrations, the resignation of Alexander Lukashenko, the holding of fair and transparent elections, and investigations […]

Russia was seen paddy wagons and unmarked rooms, which were moving toward the border with Belarus – Conflict Intelligence Team

From Russia to the border with Belarus, according to eyewitnesses, moving cars similar to police cars, unmarked. About this in Facebook the evening of August 16, said the investigative group Conflict Intelligence Team (CIT). “The information about the transfer of personnel of Regardie towards Belarus seems to be confirmed”, – stated in the message. The […]