Coronavirus: EU to support cross-border transfer of medical teams to Slovakia, delivers aid to Serbia

The EU is coordinating the deployment of a medical team to Slovakia to support intensive care treatment of COVID-19 patients, following a request via Slovakia via the EU Civil Protection Mechanism. Romania has already offered a team of 5 doctors and 9 nurses, specialised in intensive care.

The EU is also mobilising additional personal protective equipment consisting of 600,000 FFP2 protective masks and 650,000 pairs of gloves to Serbia from its rescEU medical reserve hosted by Greece.

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