Articles: #covid19

Health Matters - vaccine side effects (27 January 2021)

Health Matters - vaccine side effects (27 January 2021)

Health matters

  In this episode, Dr Michelle looks at COVID vaccine side effects and discusses reported adverse reactions in Switzerland so far.   World Radio Switzerland · Health M...

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Health Matters: How the RNA vaccine works

Health Matters: How the RNA vaccine works

Health matters

Continuing her look at COVID-19 vaccination here in Switzerland, Dr Michelle takes a deeper dive to discuss the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna messenger RNA vaccines. Find out more on the Federal Offi...

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New Covid rules from Monday

New Covid rules from Monday

The Federal Council has confirmed tighter Covid regulations - which will start on Monday 18th January and will last until the end of February. Non-essential shops are closed, bars and restaurant...

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Health Matters: The Covid Vaccine (13 January 2021)

Health Matters: The Covid Vaccine (13 January 2021)

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COVID vaccination has begun in Switzerland bringing some light at the end of the tunnel as we start 2021! Dr Michelle explains the Swiss vaccination strategy in this Health Matters before taking a ...

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Health Matters: Are you getting enough vitamin D (2 December 2020)

Health Matters: Are you getting enough vitamin D (2 December 2020)

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Vitamin D: are you getting enough? Dr Michelle explains that we’re more at risk of becoming deficient in Vitamin D during the winter months and looks at the evidence for supplements to help p...

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Health Matters: Rapid Testing (19 November 2020)

Health Matters: Rapid Testing (19 November 2020)

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Rapid COVID testing is now available in Switzerland. Dr Michelle explains how this works and when it may be offered to you. Find out more about COVID testing on the Federal Office of Public Health ...

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Health Matters: Twindemic - Covid and the Flu (29 October 2020)

Health Matters: Twindemic - Covid and the Flu (29 October 2020)

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Twindemic’ – together against the flu! With National Flu Vaccination Day on 6th November 2020, Dr Michelle discusses who should be vaccinated and where you can get your flu vaccine. ...

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Health Matters: Long Covid (22 October 2020)

Health Matters: Long Covid (22 October 2020)

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It is becoming evident that a proportion of people are experiencing longer-term symptoms after having tested positive for COVID-19. In this episode, Dr Michelle discusses what we know so far about ...

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Plane Talk - Flying in times of Covid

Plane Talk - Flying in times of Covid

Plane Talk

Plane Talk is BACK! We're talking about air travel in times of Covid: What does flying look like during a pandemic? How safe is it breathing recycled air on-board? What to expect at the airport...

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Health Matters: infections on the rise (13 Oct 2020)

Health Matters: infections on the rise (13 Oct 2020)

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With the number of COVID infections on the rise, Dr Michelle explains the latest update to the Federal Office of Public Health’s media campaign - More important than ever: stop the rise in in...

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Learn More: The IIL Serenity Plan for Covid-19

Learn More: The IIL Serenity Plan for Covid-19

Learn More

These are difficult times for everyone. New rules, social distancing and mask wearing. The staff at the Institute International de Lancy in Geneva are making sure they’re ready for all eventu...

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UN Roundup - SDG exhibition #YouNeedToKnow & $95m appeal

UN Roundup - SDG exhibition #YouNeedToKnow & $95m appeal

UN Roundup

7 September 2020. Today Daniel Johnson talks to Katt Cullen for the UN Roundup. 1: SDG exhibition #YouNeedToKnow at the Place des Nations. This one-week only exhibition on the Sustai...

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Kids In Mind LIVE - Back to School

Kids In Mind LIVE - Back to School

Kids in Mind

It's that time again - back to school. Although this time, there are so many things different about this school year. Dr Rebecca Weber talks us through some of the really practical things we ca...

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Kids In Mind LIVE - Boomerang kids: moving back with Mom & Dad

Kids In Mind LIVE - Boomerang kids: moving back with Mom & Dad

Kids in Mind

The kids have become young adults. They've flown "the nest". They've tasted freedom and enjoyed living away from Mom and Dad Now, because of the pandemic, young adults are...

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Kids In Mind LIVE - Depression and anxiety caused by Covid19

Kids In Mind LIVE - Depression and anxiety caused by Covid19

Kids in Mind

Dr Rebecca Weber explains the clinical symptoms of depression and anxiety on the Breakfast Show with Mark and Katt. We look at how these are being amplified for kids and adults alike during a pande...

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Health Matters: Is your mask compliant? (2 September 2020)

Health Matters: Is your mask compliant? (2 September 2020)

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As more and more Cantons in Switzerland are making mask wearing compulsory in certain situations, Dr Michelle looks at fabric (or textile) masks and how to make sure yours is compliant. For more in...

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UN Roundup - Wildfires in Siberia

UN Roundup - Wildfires in Siberia

UN Roundup

  27 July 2020.  On today's UN Round-up:   1 - Siberian wildfires require urgent climate action.  “Some parts of Siberia this week have again topped 30 ...

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The economic reset of covid19: putting people & planet in line with profits

The economic reset of covid19: putting people & planet in line with profits

Mid Morning Mix

With increasingly worrying reports about the state of the economy, it’s an interesting perspective to view this as an opportunity to “reset“ and work towards a more sustainable fu...

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UN Roundup - Nelson Mandela virtual lecture

UN Roundup - Nelson Mandela virtual lecture

UN Roundup

13 July 2020.  On today's UN Round-up: 1 - COVID update & UNAIDS warns that the world’s HIV response is still failing children. 2 - Waiting to declare famine &lsquo...

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McKay Interview: The Reverend Dr William McComish (13 July 2020)

McKay Interview: The Reverend Dr William McComish (13 July 2020)

The McKay Interview

This week, Michael is talking to Bill McComish. He will be well-known to many of you. Whether you are Genevois, Christian, Protestant or just from the UK, you will probably know, or know of, the Re...

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Communication Coach Amy Carroll on talking through tension

Communication Coach Amy Carroll on talking through tension

Mid Morning Mix

Amy Carroll is a Communication Coach, Trainer, Speaker & Author. Today we're looking at some of the communication issues that arise during a pandemic and how to best approach them. Amy e...

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Gadget Guru - SwissCovid contact tracing app

Gadget Guru - SwissCovid contact tracing app

Gadget Guru

Paul Bristow has taken a look at the contact tracing app for this week's Gadget Guru episode...

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Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies - Covid19 Third Wave: an update

Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies - Covid19 Third Wave: an update

Mid Morning Mix

At the end of March we spoke to Dr Karl Blanchet from the Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies (formally CERAH) about the potentially devasting effects of Covid19's "third wave", and...

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Dating in the new normal - Trea from SuccessMatch.ch speaks to us

Dating in the new normal - Trea from SuccessMatch.ch speaks to us

The Breakfast Show

While we were all locked-down, some people kept their dating hopes alive using technology. Trea from www.successmatch.ch says it's likely to become a favoured way of making that first contact i...

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