Food safety, air quality, endocrine disruptors, GMOs, working conditions, the fight against epidemics, drug evaluation: there are many topics on which the EU tries to coordinate the policies of EU member states to protect European citizens' health. In an aging Europe where the burden of chronic diseases is rising, how to ensure good health for all, while encouraging economic progress?
Spain is leading calls for governments to start tackling Covid-19 like any other endemic respiratory virus such as seasonal flu, despite WHO opposition and warnings that the approach is premature
1 week ago
Omicron is causing record numbers of cases around the world, and though it causes less severe Covid-19 experts warn this wave still threatens to overwhelm health systems
2 weeks ago
From lockdowns to mandatory mask-wearing and Covid passes to access certain venues, the pandemic has led to sweeping restrictions on civil liberties in some of the world's oldest democracies
3 weeks ago
A month after it was first detected in southern Africa, Omicron is now known to be far more contagious than previous variants of Covid-19 but appears to cause a less severe illness than its predecessors
1 month ago
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