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Quality assurance tools

COVID - 19 2

7.12.2020 – Today, the Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) has released two new reference materials, which they have developed as quality assurance tools for COVID-19 antibody tests. These antibody tests verify whether an individual has previously been infected by the virus. More:here Source: EC Press

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Europe’s culture – close to you

Europe tourism

18.6.2020 -The European Commission has launched ‘Europe’s culture – close to you’, a social media campaign focused on sustainable cultural tourism. Featuring cultural sites and initiatives around Europe, this campaign will promote the re-discovery of Europe’s manifold treasures, both natural and cultural.The coronavirus outbreak has had a severe impact, not only on Europeans’ health and [...]

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New control to check the correct functioning of the coronavirus tests


1.4.2020 – European Commission scientists have designed new control material that laboratories can use to check the correct functioning of their coronavirus tests and to avoid false negatives.A recent EU survey identified the lack of positive control materials as one of the top three challenges faced by laboratories for the reliable implementation of coronavirus tests. [...]

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