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Stronger European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control: Council and European Parliament reach provisional agreement

Today, representatives of the Council and the European Parliament concluded a political deal to renew the mandate of the European Centre for Disease Prevention...

ECDC statement: Risk of very high COVID-19 burden unless public health measures are applied urgently

Recent modelling scenarios run by ECDC indicate that the potential burden of disease in the EU/EEA from the Delta variant will be very high...

Questions & Answers on the Insurance Distribution Directive

In accordance with Article 16b of the EIOPA Regulation, the European Commission has provided answers to a series of Questions & Answers regarding the...

WHO/ECDC: Nearly half a million lives saved by COVID-19 vaccination in less than a year

This estimate does not include lives saved by vaccinating people less than 60 years nor lives saved from the indirect effect of vaccination because...

ECDC publishes Threat assessment brief – Emergence of SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.529

The B.1.1.529 variant, first detected in southern Africa, is the most divergent variant that has been detected in significant numbers during the pandemic to...

Strengthening European democracy: Views on the Conference on the Future of Europe from Citizens' Panels and Herman Van Rompuy #CoRplenary

​​Also on #CoRplenary agenda: Commissioner Schmit on homelessness; Council of Europe leader on the fight against disinformation; young politicians on the European Year of YouthThe...

Epidemiological update: Omicron variant of concern (VOC) – data as of 29 November 2021 (12:30)

A number of probable cases have also been reported from across the region, but these are still under investigation. All confirmed cases have a...

12 online fraudsters arrested in global operation against counterfeiters

Operation In Our Sites also led to the seizure of €2.6 million worth of counterfeit goods and half a million euro in cashFrom 1...

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