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EU to present plans for new emergency health authority on Thursday

According to the media network Euractiv, the European Commission will be discussing a proposed future body to organise the union's health emergency preparedness, known as HERA.

The European Commission, housed in the Berlaymont building in Brussels, Belgium | Photo: Thomas Borberg

On Tuesday, the 27 EU member states will discuss the details of the upcoming Health Emergency preparedness and Response Authority (HERA), the media network Euractiv reports after having read leaked documents about the plan.

According to Euractiv, the plans will be formally adopted on Thursday Sep. 16, after which they are expected to be publicized the same day.

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