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PREPARE activated to Mode 3 for novel Coronavirus

A steep rise of confirmed cases of the novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) in patients across Europe and the world has been observed. A total of 69 countries across the world, of which 31 in Europe, have now reported cases of COVID-19, with over 3000 deaths globally. It is evident that the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak is an immediate public health threat to Europe. Therefore, the EU-funded Platform foR European Preparedness Against (Re-) emerging Epidemics (PREPARE) has decided to upgrade its response efforts to the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic to Outbreak Research Response Mode 3, the highest response mode. 


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PREPARE is triggered when a formal request to respond to a specific threat is sent to PREPARE’s Outbreak Mode Committee. If you have credible information about unusual infectious disease activity that you consider poses a threat to Europe, requiring a clinical research response, then you can submit a trigger request. 

Please follow the button below to fill out PREPARE's Outbreak Trigger Form. For additional information, click here.

 

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Menno de Jong

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