Sanofi has now pledged "no particular advance" on a vaccine given to any country.
Russia's strategy of hybrid warfare cannot simply be "wished away", the German leader said.
Northeast France is still experiencing a higher level of coronavirus infections compared with the rest of the country.
Spain is already in "phase zero" of winding down the lockdown, Prime Minister Sanchez has declared.
Some Eastern European EU members such as Poland and Slovakia have already heeded EU calls and reversed drug export bans.
Austria's authories have decided to begin easing up the epidemic restrictions immediately after Easter weekend.
The French authorities have imposed nearly 360,000 fines for violating the coronavirus lockdown.
The growth rate of fatalities had been slowing down slightly over the past few days.
The French government might postpone the second round of the 2020 municipal elections.
Italy already accounts for nearly a third of all coronavirus deaths in the world.
The EU will keep its political dialog wih Erdogan open, the EU leadership has vowed.