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Coronavirus outbreak, state of play and ensuring a coordinated European response to the health, economic and social impact: extracts from the debate

Data tal-avveniment: 10/03/2020

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During the plenary session (9-12 March 2020) of the European Parliament in Brussels, MEPs assess EU and national efforts to contain the COVID-19 virus from spreading and the role of the new EU corona response team, which coordinates with member states to share information, assess needs and ensure a coherent, EU-wide response. A significant increase in COVID-19 cases in the coming weeks would deeply affect public health and healthcare systems and heavily affect the economy and social life. Statements by Nikolina BRNJAC, Croatian Presidency, Stella KYRIAKIDES, European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Janez LENARČIČ, European Commissioner for Crisis Management, Manfred WEBER (EPP, DE), EPP Group leader, Iratxe GARCÍA PÉREZ (S&D, ES), S&D Group leader, and Frédérique RIES (RE, BE).