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Weekly update of the 🚦 @ECDC_EU  map with the latest epidemological data in Europe. To track the spread of the coronavirus is essential to have accurate, comparable and timely information. More on #StrongerTogether 

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It is illegal if pharmaceutical companies agree to buy-off competition and keep cheaper medicines out of the market. We have fined Teva and Cephalon €60.5 million for delaying for several years the market entry of generic medicine. More: #EUAntitrust 

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We are joining forces with @EBRD  to promote the use of new technologies in public procurement involving EU funds in Greece and Poland. Public authorities in both countries will be able to spend public money more effectively, benefitting citizens and businesses. #CohesionPolicy 

Reducing emissions and boosting our economy is possible. In 2019 GDP grew by 1.5% while greenhouse gas emissions decreased by 3.7 % in the EU - reaching the lowest level in thirty years. We however need to step up our efforts to reach climate neutrality by 2050. #EUGreenDeal 

One year ago, the #vdLCommission  took office. We laid the foundations for a healthier, greener and more digital Union, while fighting an unprecedented global pandemic. See in detail what we have achieved in this first year:

Europe has witnessed so many acts of solidarity over the past months. The EU plays its part by supporting countries affected by the crisis, from delivering medical equipment to providing financial support. Together, we will end the pandemic. #StrongerTogether  #EUsolidarity 

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Today is #EuropeDay . It marks the 70th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration, a starting point towards the EU as we know it today. 🇪🇺 Only through unity and solidarity are we able to maintain the European project. Together we are stronger.

?? is peace ?? is freedom ?? is solidarity ?? is diversity ?? is human rights ?? is opportunities ?? is Erasmus ?? is research ?? is protection ?? is equality ?? is the future. Vote. #ThisTimeImVoting 

Growth forecast in 2019: ?? 4.9 ?? 4.5 ?? 4.1 ?? 3.8 ?? 3.7 ?? 3.7 ?? 3.5 ?? 3.4 ?? 3.3 ?? 3.2 ?? 3 ?? 2.9 ?? 2.8 ?? 2.8 ?? 2.8 ?? 2.4 ?? 2.2 ?? 2.2 ?? 2 ?? 2 ?? 1.9 ?? 1.8 ?? 1.8 ?? 1.8 ?? 1.8 ?? 1.6 ?? 1.5 ?? 1.2 ?? 1.2 #ECForecast 

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Happy #EuropeDay . We have good reasons to hope and no reasons to fear the future.

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We are calling for startups and small businesses with technologies and innovations in: 👨‍⚕️ treating 🧪 testing 🔍 monitoring 🦠 other aspects of #COVID19  Apply for fast-track EU funding – deadline 17:00 CET on 18 March

Today we celebrate the fall of the #BerlinWall  on 9 November 1989, uniting East and West Germany ?? #9November  #BerlinerMauer 

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