Articles: #coronavirus

Swiss Up! How we're changing our behaviour (21 April 2020)

Swiss Up! How we're changing our behaviour (21 April 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this edition of Swiss Up! Dario looks at how our habits are changing due to the virus and the lockdown - obviously we're not wearing as much make up - but also we're not washing enough!

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Heading back to work? More questions on workers' rights in Switzerland

Heading back to work? More questions on workers' rights in Switzerland

Mid Morning Mix

Today Renuka Cavadini from Geneva based law firm Page & Partners, answers your questions about returning to work after the lockdown, grace periods offered on private property rents and who...

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Health Matters: Hay Fever Or Covid 19? (21 April 2020)

Health Matters: Hay Fever Or Covid 19? (21 April 2020)

Health matters

Hay fever and COVID-19 – how can I tell the difference and am I more likely to get severe infection? Dr Michelle explains all.

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Millions of Masks for sale in Switzerland

Millions of Masks for sale in Switzerland

The Breakfast Show

Millions of masks and other medical equipment is arriving in Geneva everyday. The Geneva based philanthropist Abdallah Chatila, head of the m3 group, is financing an air-bridge from China to Switze...

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McKay Interview: Covid 19 special - Bob Bishop (20 April 2020)

McKay Interview: Covid 19 special - Bob Bishop (20 April 2020)

The McKay Interview

In this new COVID-19 series of McKay Interviews, Michael will be asking different experts their views on the pandemic and how it will develop - and ultimately defeated. This week, Michael is speaki...

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Free kids' books about coronavirus

Free kids' books about coronavirus

Mid Morning Mix

Allison Ochs has written 3 books about the coronavirus with the EPFL in Lausanne. This books are designed to help parents and children communicate about the coronavirus and current circumstanc...

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Health Matters: Five-Up App (14 April 2020)

Health Matters: Five-Up App (14 April 2020)

Health matters

In this Health Matters, Dr Michelle gives a shout out to the Five Up smartphone App, a way of connecting neighbourhoods and communities together so that they can help and support each other, partic...

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WHO - special envoy for Covid-19, David Nabarro.

WHO - special envoy for Covid-19, David Nabarro.

The Breakfast Show

David Nabarro is the Special Envoy for the World Health Organisation for Covid-19 and is a Professor of Global Health at Imperial College London. He spoke to Mark and Katt about the measures to tac...

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Geneva based Liz speaks about her infection of Covid-19

Geneva based Liz speaks about her infection of Covid-19

The Breakfast Show

Liz lives in Geneva and tested positive for the coronavirus. She speaks to Mark and Katt about her experience, how the testing process works, how she tries to protect her family - and the weird exp...

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Small businesses making big changes - Marc from House of Foods

Small businesses making big changes - Marc from House of Foods

Mid Morning Mix

Marc Hempel from House of Foods joins us to explain a few of the big challenges that small business have had to overcome in the last few weeks. Even within the food industry, he explains how differ...

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More of your workers' rights questions answered

More of your workers' rights questions answered

The Breakfast Show

It's an uncertain time for many people who are concerned about their jobs. But you do have rights and there is government money available. We caught up with our employment rights lawyer agai...

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Health Matters: Covid-19 and Pregnancy (7 April 2020)

Health Matters: Covid-19 and Pregnancy (7 April 2020)

Health matters

Dr Michelle discusses COVID-19 and pregnancy, including effects on antenatal care and care during labour and birth.

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Bring structure into your locked-down life: Dr Rebecca Weber

Bring structure into your locked-down life: Dr Rebecca Weber

The Breakfast Show

Recently addiction support groups in Switzerland warned there could be more people coming out of the lock down with addiction problems - ranging from substance abuse to harmful online activity. Psy...

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Health Matters: Antibody Testing (2 April 2020)

Health Matters: Antibody Testing (2 April 2020)

Health matters

Dr Michelle discusses antibody testing for COVID-19, its relevance, and how antibody testing is being used in Switzerland at the moment.

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Stay mentally healthy during the lock-down

Stay mentally healthy during the lock-down

The Breakfast Show

Being locked down can be a strain on individuals and families. Psychologist Dr Rebecca Weber has ideas on how to relieve tension and create structure.

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Swiss Up! Swiss Federal Health Office and Daniel Koch (31 March 2020)

Swiss Up! Swiss Federal Health Office and Daniel Koch (31 March 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this edition of Swiss Up, Dario looks at the work of the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health - and the head of the communicable disease division, Daniel Koch - who's now a household name i...

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Health Matters: Covid-19 Psychological Health  (31 March 2020)

Health Matters: Covid-19 Psychological Health (31 March 2020)

Health matters

Dr Michelle speaks with psychological counsellor Susanna Harkonen about self-help strategies to manage fear and anxiety around COVID-19 plus hears about the counselling that Susanna offers online. ...

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Your Swiss employment rights

Your Swiss employment rights

The Breakfast Show

Many people are understandably concerned and confused about their working rights as many are told to work from home, or forced to go into the office. Will you get paid? What are the obligations ...

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Health Matters: Covid-19: Ali's story (25 March 2020)

Health Matters: Covid-19: Ali's story (25 March 2020)

Health matters

Listen in to Dr Michelle’s conversation with Ali about her personal experience with COVID-19

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Health Matters: Adapting to Corona Virus stress (23 March 2020)

Health Matters: Adapting to Corona Virus stress (23 March 2020)

The Breakfast Show

As home schooling enters its second week in Switzerland and those of us who can are continuing to adapt to teleworking, Dr Michelle talks about coping with stress at this difficult time.

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What does the corona virus crises mean for end of school exams?

What does the corona virus crises mean for end of school exams?

The Breakfast Show

Order a high-quality essay topic and receive it written by professionals fast! Improve your academic performance. Sean Power, Director General of the Institut Florimont in Geneva explains how the...

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Kids in Mind: talking to children about Covid-19

Kids in Mind: talking to children about Covid-19

The Breakfast Show

Family routines will be disrupted at the moment and young children will sense the uncertainty and the fear from parents and their friends. How should parents react and explain to their children ...

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FIFF - Thierry Jobin, Artistic Director

FIFF - Thierry Jobin, Artistic Director

Mid Morning Mix

Following the cancellation of the 34th edition of the Fribourg International Film Festival, the organisers shifted their focus to creating a 34.5 abridged edition of their 2020 programme. This w...

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Health Matters: Flatten the curve, March 2020

Health Matters: Flatten the curve, March 2020

Health matters

In a special Health Matters COVID-19 update, Dr Michelle explains why we need to ‘stay at home’ and also about the Corona Check online tool if we’re worried about symptoms: https:...

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