The head of EU diplomacy Josep Borrell explained why European countries in the beginning of the crisis of coronavirus has been slow and fragmented.
Given the structure of the EU, it is not surprising that in the beginning of the crisis was dominated by national solutions. Health care is a national competence, and the ability to act quickly is much higher at national level than European. Nevertheless, many Europeans are disappointed — said the politician.
According to him, some detractors of the EU condemning lashed out at this stage. However, European countries help each other, passing the necessary masks and medicine, reports “Interfax”.
March 11, the world health organization declared a pandemic outbreak of a new coronavirus infection that originated in China. Today COVID-19 has infected more than 2.3 million people worldwide, more than 160 thousand died. Among them are many priests. In South Korea, the focus of infection became a Christian organization.
Wrote NEWS.ru earlier, the British portal Daily Mail reported that the coronavirus could occur due to leaks in the laboratories of the Institute of Virology in Wuhan. The U.S. newspaper The Washington Post published an article stating that the U.S. Embassy staff in China visited the Institute of Virology in Wuhan and announced the security problems in the laboratory. However, the who confirmed laboratory origin, coronavirus.