Europe is facing economic challenges due to the spread of COVID-19 across the continent. EU-politicians are warning for Chinese trying to take advantage of the current situation weakening the economy and status of the EU with the aim to gain economic assets and influence. In their publications MEPS and media-platforms are specifically mentioning China as a source of disinformation on the spread of Corona-virus in Europe.
On a market square in Haderslev, Denmark, the corona consequences are easily visible. At least on Tuesdays and Fridays when the square hosts an outdoor market. Here, there are no talks of billions of dollars or thousands of patients. It’s just small businesses trying to survive the crisis.