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Stefan Schreck, Head of Unit of Health promotion, disease prevention, financial instruments, talks to us ahead of World Heart Day on 29 September. Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of premature death around the world.
Findings presented in the scientific Opinion will feed into the Commission’s reporting obligations under Article 28 of the TPD and help the EC in assessing the potential need for legislative amendments under the Directive or other regulatory/enforcement measures. Deadline for comments is 26 October 2020.
To exploit fully the potential of mobile proximity contact tracing and warning apps to break the chain of coronavirus infections and save lives, the Commission is setting up an interoperability gateway service linking national apps across the EU.