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27th Sep 2020

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Danish MEP worried about coronavirus in EU parliament

Danish MEP Christel Schaldemose (S&D) is worried about her MEP colleagues travelling to or from areas with coronavirus infections and then meeting in the European Parliament buildings. Reacting to a letter from the parliament to its staff asking to stay home after travels to these areas, she told public broadcaster DR "if it is about keeping the risk of infection down, it should apply to us as well."

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