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EU leaders battle coronavirus on health, economic fronts

FILE - In this Tuesday, March 10, 2020 file photo, European Council President Charles Michel, second left, participates in a video conference call with EU leaders at the European Council building in Brussels. European Union leaders are convening by video conference Thursday, March 26, 2020, for their third summit in three weeks, as they battle to contain the spread of the coronavirus. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (Stephanie Lecocq, Pool Photo via AP, File)
FILE - In this Monday, March 16, 2020 file photo, European Council President Charles Michel, right, and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, left, arrive to address a nearly empty press theatre after a video-conference with G7 leaders at the European Council building in Brussels. European Union leaders are convening by video conference Thursday, March 26, 2020, for their third summit in three weeks, as they battle to contain the spread of the coronavirus. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys, File)
FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2020 file photo, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, arrives for a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels. European Union leaders are convening by video conference Thursday, March 26, 2020, for their third summit in three weeks, as they battle to contain the spread of the coronavirus. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys, File)
FILE - In this Tuesday, March 10, 2020 file photo, European Council President Charles Michel participates in a video conference call with EU leaders at the European Council building in Brussels. European Union leaders are convening by video conference Thursday, March 26, 2020, for their third summit in three weeks, as they battle to contain the spread of the coronavirus. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.(Stephanie Lecocq, Pool Photo via AP, File)
FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2020 file photo, European Union leaders meet at a round table during an EU summit in Brussels. European Union leaders are convening by video conference Thursday, March 26, 2020, for their third summit in three weeks, as they battle to contain the spread of the coronavirus. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (Yves Herman, Pool Photo via AP, File)

EU leaders battle coronavirus on health, economic fronts

FILE - In this Tuesday, March 10, 2020 file photo, European Council President Charles Michel, second left, participates in a video conference call with EU leaders at the European Council building in Brussels. European Union leaders are convening by video conference Thursday, March 26, 2020, for their third summit in three weeks, as they battle to contain the spread of the coronavirus. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (Stephanie Lecocq, Pool Photo via AP, File)
FILE - In this Monday, March 16, 2020 file photo, European Council President Charles Michel, right, and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, left, arrive to address a nearly empty press theatre after a video-conference with G7 leaders at the European Council building in Brussels. European Union leaders are convening by video conference Thursday, March 26, 2020, for their third summit in three weeks, as they battle to contain the spread of the coronavirus. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys, File)
FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2020 file photo, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, arrives for a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels. European Union leaders are convening by video conference Thursday, March 26, 2020, for their third summit in three weeks, as they battle to contain the spread of the coronavirus. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys, File)
FILE - In this Tuesday, March 10, 2020 file photo, European Council President Charles Michel participates in a video conference call with EU leaders at the European Council building in Brussels. European Union leaders are convening by video conference Thursday, March 26, 2020, for their third summit in three weeks, as they battle to contain the spread of the coronavirus. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.(Stephanie Lecocq, Pool Photo via AP, File)
FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2020 file photo, European Union leaders meet at a round table during an EU summit in Brussels. European Union leaders are convening by video conference Thursday, March 26, 2020, for their third summit in three weeks, as they battle to contain the spread of the coronavirus. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (Yves Herman, Pool Photo via AP, File)
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