The Covid-19 pandemic is an issue of public health. But with states putting unreasonable barriers to the access of information and effective communication, it is equally an issue of ensuring the protection of fundamental freedoms and human rights during such crisis.
Faced with the Corona crisis, the EU has adopted an authorisation requirement for the export of protective equipment out of the EU, exempting, however, certain States. Is this legally acceptable? And what about restrictions inside the internal market?