Businesses have a role to play in building vaccine trust. Here’s why

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Richard Edelman, President, Edelman & Julie Louise Gerberding, Executive Vice President & Chief Patient Officer, MSD Vaccine hesitancy poses a major threat to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Building and sustaining public trust and confidence in immunization systems […]

Coronavirus: Commission lists key steps for effective vaccination strategies and vaccines deployment

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. As Europe learns to live with the pandemic, the development and swift global deployment of safe and effective vaccines against COVID-19 remains an essential element in the eventual solution to the public health crisis. In this context, the Commission is working to ensure that […]

State aid: Commission approves €10 billion Spanish fund to provide debt and capital support to companies affected by the coronavirus outbreak

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has approved Spanish plans to set up a fund (Solvency Support Fund) with a budget of €10 billion that will invest through debt and equity instruments in companies active in Spain affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The scheme was approved under […]

European Commission secures EU access to Remdesivir for treatment of COVID-19

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Yesterday, the European Commission has signed a contract with the pharmaceutical company Gilead to secure treatment doses of Veklury, the brand name for Remdesivir. Veklury was the first medicine authorised at EU level for treatment of COVID-19. As from early August onwards, and in […]

Great Reset: What university entrepreneurship can bring to the post-COVID world

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Mark Dodgson, Professor of Innovation Studies, The University of Queensland & David Gann, Professor of Technology and Innovation Management, Imperial College Entrepreneurship can provide a greater range of options, as well as speed and agility, to a world […]

An enlightened response to COVID-19 can avert the climate emergency

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: David Craig, CEO, Refinitiv If we get our policy responses to COVID-19 wrong, we risk exacerbating the climate crisis. But it also provides us with a massive opportunity to build back better. Here’s how policy-makers and business leaders […]

COVID19 Pandemic: The Mental Health of Colored Chicks

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by Ms. Duanie A. Moran, a sixth year medical student at the National Autonomous University of Honduras. She is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Associations (IFMSA), cordial partner of The Sting. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do […]

In a state of war: COVID-19 and psychiatric support

This article was exclusively written for The European Sting by one of our passionate readers, Dr. Unsa Athar. The opinions expressed within reflect only the writer’s views and not necessarily The European Sting’s position on the issue. As the pandemic of COVID-19 keeps on digging deeper roots in the world, we as health care providers need […]

Coronavirus: urgent response to support citizens, regions and countries

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Regional Development Committee triggers the urgent procedure to adopt the Corona Response Investment Initiative measures. On behalf of the Regional Development Committee, Chair Younous Omarjee, in agreement with the political coordinators, requests that the European Parliament use the “urgent procedure” (defined under Rule 163), […]

COVID-19: Commission steps up research funding and selects 17 projects in vaccine development, treatment and diagnostics

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Following the publication of a €10 million call in January, the Commission has secured an additional €37.5 million for urgently needed research on COVID-19 vaccine development, treatment and diagnostics. This action is part of the coordinated EU response to the public health threat of […]