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Back Ukraine, COVID open challenge -Speranza at Health G7

Summit also discusses management of Ukraine wounded

(ANSA) - ROME, JUN 27 - Health Minister Roberto Speranza told G7 counterparts by videomessage Monday that Italy was helping Ukrainian refugees and that the fight against COVID-19 was still an "open challenge".
    Speranza told the meet, led by German Health Minister Karl Lauterbach and European Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides: "Italy has activated its solidarity machine with the civil protection department ad the regions in support of the war refugees and the population hit, to which it is furnishing all necessary medical aid.
    "We also discussed the new wave of COVID-19 and the upcoming autumn vaccine campaign.
    "It is evident that we are not yet out of the pandemic, the challenge is still open".
    The G7 health ministers also discussed the management of people wounded in Ukraine. (ANSA).


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