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Von der Leyen vows 'decisive' EU virus action

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Von der Leyen vows 'decisive' EU virus action

Von der Leyen vows 'decisive' EU virus action

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen says Europe will act "very decisively and collectively" to contain the spread of the new coronavirus and counter threats to the global economy brought on by the outbreak.

Von der Leyen spoke after EU and member state leaders took part in a conference call to establish a joint strategy to tackle the regional spread of Covid-19, the illness caused by coronavirus.

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