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European Commission warns Europeans about possible second wave of coronavirus

Source : 112 Ukraine

European health ministers constantly discuss pandemic control measures
22:05, 11 May 2020
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The European Commission, together with EU member states, is taking measures to strengthen the system of medical surveillance and control, and is also working on ways to communicate with the population, as every European should be aware of the possibility of a “second wave” of the coronavirus pandemic. This was stated by the representative of the European Commission on Health and Food Safety Stefan de Keersmaker, Ukrinform reports.

It is noted that the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) warned of the dangers of a new pandemic outbreak based on the latest analysis and risk assessments.

Keersmaker said that the European Commission is constantly coordinating efforts with EU member states in various formats, for example, within the framework of the EU Health Safety Committee.
 
Related: Coronavirus in Ukraine dashboard: online


Every week, EU health ministers communicate with profile European Commissioner Stella Kyriakides via video conference and discuss measures to combat the pandemic, including the exchange of information on the availability of personal protective equipment and medical equipment to help patients.

We ecall that at the moment 4 137 591 cases of infection with coronavirus recorded in the world. Of these, 283 526 people died and 1,424,230 were cured.
 
 
German laboratories are studying the effects of Ukrainian medicines, which are thought to be useful for treating Covid-19. This was stated by Ambassador of Ukraine to Germany Andriy Melnyk in an interview with Radio Liberty.

According to Melnyk, Ukraine and Germany managed to agree on how to jointly fight the coronavirus pandemic.

“We really have very good experience. It is in German laboratories that some domestic medicines that can be used to treat coronavirus are being tested. We are very active in this process, and I hope that there will be joint initiatives in the development of the vaccine, so we try to bring together our scientific institutions with leading centers operating in Germany," he said.

As previously reported, scientists have found that blood thinners can save patients with the severe form of Covid-19: doctors recorded a decrease in mortality among those patients who received anticoagulants.
 
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