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Fake EMA logos used by anti-vaccination groups

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has warned some fraudsters were using its logo to spread disinformation about vaccines. "Unfortunately, people can be very creative in misappropriating logos, styles of documents, websites," the agency's Fergus Sweeney said Thursday. The EMA advised people to consult official websites only. It also advised them to seek vaccination "as soon possible" due to the rapid spread of the Delta variant of coronavirus in Europe.

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EU to announce new mandatory rules on child sexual content

The European Commission is set to propose new legislation requiring companies to detect, report and remove child sexual abuse content. The rules come amid other moves by the EU's police agency Europol to develop AI targeting encryption.

WHO warns mandatory vaccination 'absolute last resort'

Mandatory vaccination has become a hot topic in the EU, but the European branch of the World Health Organization has warned that it should be "an absolute last resort". Children, meanwhile, account for the highest infection-rates across the continent.

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