La portavoz del PP en el Parlamento Europeo, Dolors Montserrat

The PP spokeswoman in the European Parliament, Dolors Montserrat, today asked the director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom, to work to achieve a coordinated response worldwide to prevent a possible second wave of coronavirus in the autumn.

Montserrat addressed the WHO director during a meeting of the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety in which he participated electronically.

“The coronavirus pandemic has demonstrated to the world that countries cannot fight a global emergency on their own, and that therefore deep coordination, coherence and solidarity are needed in the prevention, response and recovery from the virus. Montserrat has assured.

The popular spokesperson has referred to the search for a vaccine and the strengthening of health capacities as the main challenges at this time in the fight against the pandemic, in which new outbreaks of the virus are being detected in some regions, also in Europe. .

Montserrat, who asked Tedros Adhanom about the relevance of some instruments to fight the virus, such as the use of masks, has also insisted that it is necessary to strengthen national health systems to “build a truly more resilient European Health System against to possible new health emergencies ”.

To achieve this, he said, "it is necessary to transmit confidence and security, have more specific guidelines for action, and harmonized protocols between all countries."

Also this afternoon, Dolors Montserrat has led a meeting of the European Parliament Health Working Group, which is co-chaired with the Portuguese MEP Sara Cerdas, and which has addressed, along with a panel of international experts, the challenge that It raises a second wave of coronavirus and the possibilities of achieving a vaccine and effective treatments to combat it.

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