In the dispute over the emergency framework for medical countermeasures, which forms the legal basis for the work of the new European crisis authority Hera, the EU states have agreed on a common line. According to the agreement, there are still plans to set up a crisis unit to coordinate measures for crisis-related medical countermeasures at EU level. However, the Commission will have to share the leadership of the crisis unit with the respective Council Presidency. Member states have also decided that the Commission must consult the crisis unit before taking any action.
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