The COVID-19 pandemic: the EU must think and act globally

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Publication Date 27/03/2020
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The COVID-19 coronavirus is overwhelming European hospitals and the death toll is rising; meanwhile, lockdowns are laying waste to economies. Not surprisingly, the top priority for European leaders’ video conferences is how to mitigate the human and economic damage to their countries. Even so, the EU cannot afford to neglect the impact of the spread of COVID-19 beyond its borders.

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EPRS: Briefing, April 2020: The EU's response to coronavirus in its neighbourhood and beyond
EPRS: At a Glance, April 2020: The EU's global response to coronavirus

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European Commission: Joint Communication on the Global EU response to COVID-19 (8 April 2020)

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