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Briefing: Europe’s suicidal reliance on drugs made in China


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As Europe braces for the next phase for the coronavirus epidemics is taking its toll on Europe and disrupting the citizens' life, it turns out that protecting Europeans' health on a daily basis is pretty much linked to ... China. Yes, China. This has to do with the production of the so-called "active pharmaceutical ingredients", Vincent Lorin explains.

Meanwhile, OBC Transeuropa's Federico Caruso took a look at which EU countries are best equipped to face COVID-19. Some recent data on critical care beds are missing: you can help filling this table out.

In other news, in Europe we still struggle to establish equal life chances for people with disabilities. Alexander Damiano Ricci discusses why in the latest episode of The Grassroots View podcast series.

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