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Chief State Sanitary Inspectors of the EAEU countries continue monitoring situation with coronavirus infection

Chief State Sanitary Inspectors of the EAEU countries continue monitoring situation with coronavirus infection

2/11/2020
The anti-epidemic measures to be implemented by the Eurasian Economic Union countries to prevent importing and spreading a novel coronavirus infection 2019-nCoV were discussed at a regular meeting of the Council of Heads of Authorized Bodies in the Field of Sanitary and Epidemiological Welfare of the EAEU States’ Population on February 10 in Moscow.

In order to ensure sanitary and epidemiological welfare across the EAEU, the meeting participants discussed current situation in the Union countries related to the spread of 2019-nCoV and other acute respiratory viral infections, anti-epidemic measures to be implemented by the EAEU countries to prevent importing and spreading the novel coronavirus infection. They also shared the results of monitoring patients evacuated from China and being currently in quarantine.

No new cases of coronavirus infection have been detected in the Union countries as of February 10.

Representatives of the EAEU countries expressed gratitude to Rospotrebnadzor for transferring, on a free-of-charge basis, some laboratory tools to diagnose coronavirus developed by the Federal Budget Institution of Science State Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology “Vector” of Rospotrebnadzor. The Russian side highlighted that it was ready to consider the possibility of additional delivery of modern Russian diagnostic tools to the Union countries, if required.

For reference

The Council of Heads of Authorized Bodies in the Field of Sanitary and Epidemiological Welfare of the EAEU States’ Population was established in accordance with Decision No. 9 of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council dated May 31, 2016. It is an auxiliary body of the Union conceived to help Member States implement an agreed and coordinated policy on ensuring sanitary and epidemiological welfare.​