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The common EU response to COVID-19

The common EU response to COVID-19

The EU is mobilising all resources available to help member states coordinate their national responses, and this includes providing objective information about the spread of the virus, the effective efforts to contain it and measures taken to repair the economic and social damage brought by the pandemic.

From this page, you can access the dedicated webpages and resources published by the EU institutions and bodies as well as EU member states.


Safe Covid-19 vaccines for Europeans

Safe Covid-19 vaccines for Europeans

A safe and effective vaccine is our lasting way out of the pandemic. The European Commission has been negotiating intensely to build a diversified portfolio of vaccines for EU citizens at fair prices.

Recovery plan for Europe

Recovery plan for Europe

EU leaders successfully agreed on the recovery plan for Europe. A total of some €1.8 trillion will set Europe on path to a sustainable and resilient recovery.


Re-open EU

Plan your European travel and holidays, while staying healthy and safe, with this interactive tool available in 24 languages.

EU action

Here is a timeline of actions taken by EU institutions since the outbreak of the crisis.


European Central Bank

European Central Bank

Response to the coronavirus emergency – monetary policy and banking supervision measures

European Investment Fund

European Investment Fund

Response to Covid-19 pandemic

European Data Protection Supervisor

European Data Protection Supervisor

Response to the COVID-19 outbreak

European solidarity in action

Countries, regions and citizens across the EU have been stretching out a helping hand to neighbours during these times of crisis. Below you can find stories of European solidarity at its best.


Coronavirus: European Solidarity in action

Europeans versus COVID-19

Fighting disinformation

The COVID-19 outbreak in Europe has been accompanied by a wave of often dangerous false and misleading information. The fight against disinformation, misinformation and foreign interference is a joint effort involving all European institutions, the EU Member States, civil society and online platforms.

How to fight disinformation (European Parliament)

Fighting disinformation (Council of the European Union)

Fighting disinformation (European Commission)

Recovery plan for Europe

To help repair the economic and social damage brought by the coronavirus pandemic, kick-start European recovery, and protect and create jobs, the European Commission is proposing a major recovery plan for Europe based on harnessing the full potential of the EU budget.

A recovery plan for Europe (Council of the European Union, latest developments and timeline)

Recovery plan for Europe (European Commission)

EU member states, European Economic Area and the UK

Sources of information on the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the EU/EEA and the UK

Follow the latest progress and get involved on social media

Twitter logo#StrongerTogether, #EuropeansAgainstCovid19, #UnitedAgainstCoronavirus, #GlobalResponse

Tweets by health authorities in EU Member States

Other social networks

Images and videos from EU countries

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