|Author (Corporate)||European Commission: DG Health and Food Safety|
|Series Details||COM (2021) 78|
Communication published by the European Commission on 17 February 2021, setting out a European bio-defence preparedness plan also known as HERA Incubator.
The Communication sets out the establishment and operation of a new bio-defence preparedness called Hera Incubator, as a tool to access and mobilise the necessary resources and means to prevent, mitigate and response to the potential impact of variants of the COVID-19 (coronavirus). This initiative is to act on a number of different fronts:
This plan is aimed at tackling the short to medium-term threat and simultaneously prepare for the future. It is to serve as the vanguard for the European Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Authority (HERA), previously announced by the European Commission.
|Subject Tags||Medicines | Medical Devices, Public Health|
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|