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On May 15, 2020
@Moedas shared
RT @DelorsInstitute: Our president @EnricoLetta shares with @vonderleyen the idea of a European #mission. Von der Leyen said it would be a more #geopolitical body under her leadership & @EnricoLetta argues that the EU should aim to become a third #superpower between 🇺🇸 and 🇨🇳. https://t.co/DXTbPYWKBl
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Searching for meaning The covid-19 pandemic puts pressure on the EU

Searching for meaning The covid-19 pandemic puts pressure on the EU

An old question has resurfaced: what is the point of the bloc?

On May 16, 2020
@DrTedros shared
[email protected] released a scientific brief on Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children: https://t.co/06owv1gLeo I call on all clinicians worldwide to work with your national authorities and WHO to be on the alert and better understand this syndrome in children. #COVID19 https://t.co/amlIaBsI5k
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On May 13, 2020
@CHGlobalHealth shared
Today in our #webinar, Prof David Salisbury and Prof #DavidHeymann discussed #COVID19 and whether a #vaccine could protect against future infection: (1/4) https://t.co/XbDAdxFoSa
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Webinar: Weekly COVID-19 Pandemic Briefing – Vaccines

Webinar: Weekly COVID-19 Pandemic Briefing – Vaccines

This briefing focuses on the progress towards and prospects for a coronavirus vaccine, exploring the scientific considerations, the production, distribution and allocation challenges as ...

On May 15, 2020
@UNAIDS shared
RT @HelenClarkNZ: The vaccine developed against #Covid19 must be a #PeoplesVaccine free to everyone everywhere. None of us are safe until all of us are safe from this deadly disease. @clubdemadrid @G_L_F_2004 @NizamiGanjaviIC @UNAIDS @oxfamnz My @NZMorningReport interview: https://t.co/pStO5eJQ3L
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Covid-19: Helen Clark backs people's vaccine

Covid-19: Helen Clark backs people's vaccine

It's essential for the health of people worldwide that a yet-to-be-discovered vaccine for Covid-19 becomes widely available, former prime minister Helen Clark says.

On May 17, 2020
@guardianscience shared
US and UK 'lead push against global patent pool for Covid-19 drugs' https://t.co/CsVWRZXDZw
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US and UK 'lead push against global patent pool for Covid-19 drugs'

US and UK 'lead push against global patent pool for Covid-19 drugs'

Efforts to dilute world health assembly resolution on open licensing decried as ‘appalling’

On May 14, 2020
@bmj_latest shared
"It seems clear the UK locked down late and too gradually, that we lacked basic preparedness despite clear warnings of a likely future pandemic, and that our healthcare and public health systems were already reeling from lack of investment" @fgodlee https://t.co/HfvMW6af90
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Covid-19: Testing testing

Covid-19: Testing testing

Lockdown is a crude instrument. On its own it can’t eliminate covid-19, but it buys a country time to prepare its health systems and to mount a public health response. Tragically, the UK ...

On May 13, 2020
@EUScienceInnov shared
RT @JEPaquetEU: I spoke with @euronews about what the EU is doing to boost research & innovation against #COVIDー19. Actions include €1bn for testing, preventing, treating, working with industry, launching a new portal for researchers to share data 🇪🇺🔬 & much more: https://t.co/IAL0Uo6pvo
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Europe supercharges research in the battle against COVID-19

Europe supercharges research in the battle against COVID-19

In this episode of Futuris the team examine what Europe is doing to boost funding for research and innovation in the fight against COVID-19. #Futuris

On May 16, 2020
@LSHTM shared
1⃣ You know we're looking into the paws-ibility of dogs detecting #COVID19? 🐾 Well we're thrilled to announce that @DHSCgovuk is funding the trial led by @ProfJamesLogan! If successful they could be a new rapid testing measure for the #coronavirus. 👉 https://t.co/wjuqFPLwLi https://t.co/jDxFiQrQMO
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UK Government supports COVID-19 detection dogs trial

UK Government supports COVID-19 detection dogs trial

In the first phase of the trial, world-leading disease control experts from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), in collaboration with Medical Detection Dogs and Durham ...