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Europe: Housing market demand to remain high

  According to the European Central Bank (ECB), property demand is expected to remain high in the coming months, as 4.5% of households plan to buy in the near term. “Families’ decision to buy a home depends on many factors, including job and financial stability, income and wealth, their expectations of the overall level of home […]

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Europe battles to Keep the Delta variant at bay

  Germany‘s health minister ramped up his call for as many people as possible to obtain the Covid-19 vaccine, despite evidence that the immunization campaign is losing momentum across Europe.   Jens Spahn made the announcement on Wednesday, as the delta variant’s expansion threatens to unleash a fresh wave of viral infections across the European […]

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EU relaxes travel restrictions for US travelers

  Despite fears about the spread of potentially deadly coronavirus variants, the European Union has relaxed travel restrictions for Americans, marking the next step toward normalcy. The United States, along with Albania, Hong Kong, Lebanon, Macau, the Republic of Northern Macedonia, Serbia, and Taiwan, was added to a so-called “white list” of nations from which […]

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EU: Seven countries start issuing COVID-19 Passports

Seven EU Member States have gone live with the European Union’s technological method for verifying the security elements contained in the QR codes of all EU Digital COVID Certificates, a month ahead of the deadline for implementation.   Bulgaria, Czechia, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Croatia, and Poland have linked to the gateway and begun issuing the […]

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EU: Poverty ”significant factor” in COVID-19 expansion

  According to the findings of a recent report undertaken as part of the ESPONinitiative, which specializes in EU regional policy studies, poverty is “a significant factor” in the geographical expansion of COVID-19 in several regions of Italy, France, Germany, Ireland, and the United Kingdom.   The study plots the pandemic’s spread through Europe and […]

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European Union files new lawsuit against AstraZeneca

  On Tuesday, the European Union filed a new complaint against AstraZeneca, alleging that the firm violated a procurement deal for COVID-19 vaccines, which may result in financial penalties. After taking action against AstraZeneca at the end of April over delayed vaccine deliveries, the EU has filed a second complaint against the company. The EU’s […]

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EU countries start rolling out single dose J&J vaccine

  Following Europe’s drug regulator’s approval of Johnson & Johnson‘s coronavirus vaccine this week, some EU member states are beginning to prescribe the single-dose injection, with some imposing age limits, as with the AstraZeneca vaccine. Spain’s regional health officials began administering the shot to people aged 70 to 79 on Thursday, only two days after […]

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EU: Johnson & Johnson stops Covid19 vaccine deliveries

  After the US drugmaker announced that it would suspend the delivery of its Covid19 vaccine pending a review of the risk of blood clots, the European Commission said it was seeking clarification from Johnson & Johnson. France is one of several EU countries that rely on vaccines to boost their immunization campaigns.  On Tuesday, […]

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COVID19: Europe will reach herd immunity by July

  A European Commissioner stated that by July, Europe may be immune to Covid-19, as the upcoming jab is expected to accelerate the slow roll-out of vaccines on the continent. Several European countries have begun to re-impose restrictions in response to the growing coronavirus infection, and after various exchanges on the safety of key jabs, […]

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Russia: Four people die after receiving Sputnik V vaccine

  Four people recently died in Russia shortly after taking Sputnik V anti-corona stabbing in a previously unreported case. The European Union regulator, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in Amsterdam, is taking these measures “seriously”.  The internal case file of RosPotrebNadzor, Russia’s vaccinating agency, showed that six other Russians also experienced medical complications after being […]

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What countries in Europe can Americans travel to?

  On March 17, 2020, with the coronavirus pandemic sweeping across Europe and the world, EU leaders agreed to impose travel restrictions on most foreigners entering Europe to limit the spread of COVID-19.  These restrictions were eventually extended to July 1, 2020, when the European Union began to welcome travelers from the list of countries […]

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EU to deliver 10 million COVID vaccine doses

  The European Commission and BioNTech–Pfizer have reached an agreement on the accelerated delivery of 10 million doses in the second quarter.  President of the Commission Ursula von der Leyen said: ”I know that the second quarter is critical to promoting our vaccination strategy in Member States. These accelerated 10 million doses will increase the […]

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