EU agrees on common purchase of monkeypox vaccine, antiviral

The European Union has decided on common purchasing of a vaccine and antiviral to fight the outbreak of monkeypox, a virus endemic in Africa and usually rare in other places, Sweden’s vaccine coordinator said Friday. “After several meetings, it has been decided that we will buy both vaccines and an antiviral treatment,” Swedish daily Dagens … Read more

4 EU states call for use of Russian assets to rebuild Ukraine

Russian assets frozen by the European Union should be used for the reconstruction of Ukraine, four EU states said in a joint letter on Monday. Lithuania, Slovakia, Latvia and Estonia will call on Tuesday for the confiscation of Russian assets frozen by the EU to fund the rebuilding of Ukraine after Russia’s invasion, a joint … Read more