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Absolutely, and any further "transfer of sovereignty" from members to EU institutions requires a new Treaty, to be ratified by all - a most unlikely event in the current climate. Some limited further transfer may happen by "institutional creep" but nothing fundamental. That is why I suggested greater public health (or at least pandemic prevention and management) as possible less controversial area for further integration. There is already a European Medicines agency which coordinates certification of medicines. This could be extended to centralised procurement and distribution of strategic stocks of vaccines, medicines and equipment.

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Sat Apr 11th, 2020 at 08:47:53 PM EST
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