For a European management of the fight against the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic

1 May 2020

The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, which has been hitting Europe hard for several months, has not been anticipated by anyone including the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, 1 the core functions of which include surveillance of infectious diseases and epidemic intelligence. Governments of EU member states took action, which led some commentators to celebrate the return of nation states and the collapse of the EU.