Health

Facing new risks
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?
Airline passengers wear masks on arrival at the Ivalo airport. On 23 January, two tourists from Wuhan ,China, visited a health centre in Ivalo to receive treatment for flu-like symptoms. The tourists are suspected to be infected with the corona virus.
Airline passengers wear masks on arrival […]

EU health representatives to meet on Monday to discuss coronavirus

The European Union is getting prepared for possible cases of a new type of coronavirus that has killed many people in China and infected hundreds.
Anti-Brexit activists display the Union and EU flags outside the Houses of Parliament in Westminster, London on March 28, 2019. Photo: Niklas Halle'n / AFP
Anti-Brexit activists display the Union […]

Ready or not? Britain’s ‘no deal’ planning

If Britain's political system fails to break its Brexit logjam on Friday, the country is faced with the prospect of crashing out of the European Union without a deal on April 12.
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