The WHO says the number of people suffering from cancer is likely to rise sharply in the coming years. DW's Max Zander spoke to EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen about plans to roll out an EU wide campaign to tackle cancer rates.
EU states can soon apply for funding to help workers facing shorter hours during the coronavirus pandemic. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen's SURE plan is intended to prevent large-scale layoffs.
The European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen said the bloc's top priority is to provide Greece and Bulgaria with 'full support.' The EU is also eyeing Frontex deployment at the respective borders.
Researchers have reported success with a new type of blood test that can detect more than 50 types of cancer, and locate the tumor in the body. The test can identify some particularly dangerous tumors at an early stage.
Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with EU leadership amid a migrant crisis at the Turkish-Greek border. Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michel expressed a commitment to the 2016 EU-Turkey refugee pact.
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