Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides called on China to share data on the current epidemiological situation regarding the virus that causes COVID-19 in a tweet.
Kyriakides also underlined that the pandemic can only be tackled through cooperation at the level of the EU and globally.
“I welcome the agreement of Member States on a coordinated European response to the #COVID19 situation in China at yesterday’s IPCR meeting”, the Commissioner said referring to the recent meeting of the EU’s integrated political crisis response.
“China must share data transparently on its current situation. We can only tackle the pandemic if we work closely together at the EU and global level” she added.