Coronavirus waste: Burn it or dump it?

By |maj 6th, 2020|Catalonia, Coronavirus waste, COVID-19, enviroment, Health, Madrid, News, Spain|

Masks, gloves, and other contaminated garbage from hospitals and households, which have been piling up by the thousands of tons as Spain battled through the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, have undermined recycling chains and overwhelmed processing plants.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Coronavirus waste: Burn it or dump it?

Tackle the pandemic by innovating, says European tech institute

By |april 30th, 2020|COVID 19 crisis, EIT, European Health, European Institute of Innovation and Technology, Health, health innovation, Jan-Philipp Beck, Martin Kern, News|

In the innovation sector “reorientation” is a keyword, as different sectors of society try to adapt to the coronavirus pandemic.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Tackle the pandemic by innovating, says European tech institute

Coronavirus to weigh on every aspect of Germany’s EU presidency

By |april 8th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, Digital, German EU presidency 2020, Health, News|

The coronavirus crisis comes just as Germany was about to finalise its rotating EU presidency programme, which begins on 1 July. EURACTIV Germany obtained a draft of the programme, which shows how much of a role the virus is set to play during the six ...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Coronavirus to weigh on every aspect of Germany’s EU presidency

Irish data authority ‘concerned’ with sharing of illness data with Google and Facebook 

By |april 6th, 2020|data protection, Facebook, Google, Health, News, Privacy|

A report from the Irish data protection watchdog has said that health organisations in the country could be sharing sensitive data about a user's illness with tech platforms such as Google or Facebook.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Irish data authority ‘concerned’ with sharing of illness data with Google and Facebook 

European clinical trial begins coronavirus testing in France

By |marec 24th, 2020|chloroquine, coronavirus, COVID-19, crise sanitaire, France, Health, Health minister, INSERM, News, Olivier Véran|

France's national medical institute is testing four experimental treatments to combat the coronavirus, including chloroquine, as part of a wider European effort. EURACTIV's partner La Tribune reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za European clinical trial begins coronavirus testing in France

Slovakia will slap €1,659 fine if you disobey COVID-19 quarantine

By |marec 13th, 2020|Bratislava, Breaking, coronavirus, COVID-19, Health, News, Slovakia, update|

While nine news cases have been confirmed as of Friday (13 March), bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 25, no one has yet died from the virus. As of Friday (13 March), those entering the country will have to work or live Slovakia and will have to self-quarantine upon arrival or face a €1,659 fine.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Slovakia will slap €1,659 fine if you disobey COVID-19 quarantine

After declaring state of emergency, Czech Republic puts population on lockdown

By |marec 13th, 2020|Breaking, COVID-19, Czech Republic, entry ban, Health, News, state of emergency, travel ban|

On Friday (13 March), the Czech Republic decided to ban entry to all foreign citizens and to ban all Czech nationals from leaving the country after it had a declared a state of emergency for the next 30 days on Thursday. New measures will take effect on Monday (16 March). EURACTIV.cz's Aneta Zachová reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za After declaring state of emergency, Czech Republic puts population on lockdown

5G given the all-clear by international watchdog

By |marec 12th, 2020|5G, EU, Europe, Health, News, telecommunications|

There is no proof that 5G mobile networks pose a threat to human health, new research from the International Commission for Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (ICNIRP), has found.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za 5G given the all-clear by international watchdog

Merkel: Germany well-equipped against COVID-19

By |marec 11th, 2020|Angela Merkel, China, Corona, coronavirus, Economy, economy and jobs, epidemic, European Commission, european stability mechanism, financial help, Germany, Health, Italy, News, stability and growth pact, Wuhan|

German Chancellor Angela Merkel made her first public statement about the coronavirus epidemic on Wednesday (11 March), saying that financial reserves and good emergency mechanisms make Germany well-prepared. "We will do what is necessary," she added. ...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Merkel: Germany well-equipped against COVID-19

EU privacy rules no obstacle to coronavirus fight; smartphone tracking a no-no

By |marec 11th, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, data protection, GDPR, Health, News|

Europe’s privacy rulebook does not create obstacles to taking action to curb the coronavirus epidemic but mass tracking of people’s movements and contacts using smartphone location data would represent a clear violation.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU privacy rules no obstacle to coronavirus fight; smartphone tracking a no-no