The European Union has launched an innovative Horizon 2020 program for coronavirus research.
The European Union authorities have allocated emergency funding of 10 million euros for the study of coronavirus and methods to counteract its spread. This was stated at a briefing in Brussels by the European Commission spokeswoman Dana Spinant, TASS reported on Friday, January 31.”The European Union announced the allocation of funding of 10 million euros under the European innovation program Horizon 2020 for the European innovation program Horizon 2020 for coronavirus research. Scientific projects are being considered (to finance Ed.) that can expand our knowledge of coronavirus, which will improve the treatment of the disease caused by it and support the government in their actions to combat the epidemic,” she said.
Dana Spinant specified that the projects are accepted until February 12
The day before, the World Health Organization recognized the 2019-nCoV coronavirus outbreak as an emergency of international concern.
According to the latest data, 213 people have already been killed in the coronavirus in China, the number of infected has reached 9,356 people