Even if the coronavirus has mutated, German vaccine manufacturer BioNTech still believes that it is highly likely it can be combatted effectively. Company boss Ugur Sahin is considering new production facilities for the vaccine so that orders can be delivered earlier.
Several new measures are being taken by a number of European countries like an imposed travel ban from the United Kingdom, due to a new coronavirus variant spreading across Great Britain.
The European Commission has suggested forming a new European Health Union in order for all EU member states to collectively fight the COVID-19 Pandemic together.
Inflation rates within the Eurozone countries have seen a decrease in the previous month of August. Nonetheless, unemployment rates across the different EU countries have increased.
The European Union Commission has planned to pay out billions of euros as loans for workers affected by the corona virus pandemic, as part of the EU's recession recovery plan.
The number of illegal sea migration across the Mediterranean has doubled in July compared to the month before. All in all nevertheless, migration figures within the EU have fallen in 2020 due to the corona virus travel restrictions.
Countries worldwide have been suffering economically from the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic. This is no different from the Eurozone, where the GDP has declined massively for the first time in 25 years.
Remdesivir is the first drug to receive EU approval to treat severe cases of Covid-19 and would be used for treating patients from EU member states and the UK.