EU Chief calls for ‘European Health Union’ amid pandemic

BRUSSELS (AFP) – The president of the European Commission urged European Union (EU) members to build a stronger health union yesterday, promising a biomedical research agency and a global summit.

In her first annual State of the EU address, Ursula von der Leyen said the coronavirus pandemic had underlined the need for closer cooperation, stressing that people were  “still suffering”.

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