Switzerland faces flu jab shortage

Switzerland faces flu jab shortage

Sept. 24, 2020, 6:52 a.m.
Because of the pandemic, more people will be wanting to be vaccinated against the flu this year as doctors have been ...
Parents outraged after camp leads to infection

Parents outraged after camp leads to infection

Sept. 24, 2020, 6:48 a.m.
Parents with children in a school in Lausanne are outraged after a mountain camp went ahead and now 15 students have ...
Boat party upsets two countries

Boat party upsets two countries

Sept. 22, 2020, 7:02 a.m.
A boat party on Lake Constance over the weekend annoyed Swiss authorities as a mask requirement seems to have been wi...
Geneva Christmas market axed

Geneva Christmas market axed

Sept. 22, 2020, 6:53 a.m.
Yet another Christmas market bites the dust. This year’s market due to be held in Geneva at the Jardin Angla...
Calls for cantonal border closures

Calls for cantonal border closures

Sept. 21, 2020, 6:39 a.m.
A university professor says cantons should be sealed off if there’s a significant rise in coronavirus infections.
Vaud hospital beds fill with Covid patients

Vaud hospital beds fill with Covid patients

Sept. 18, 2020, 6:53 a.m.
As the number of infections in canton Vaud continues to rise – hospital admissions are climbing and patients te...
New fast test for Covid-19.

New fast test for Covid-19.

Sept. 18, 2020, 6:44 a.m.
A new rapid test for the coronavirus could soon be available. It will take just 15 minutes to show if someone is infe...
US drug firm sets up European HQ in Basel

US drug firm sets up European HQ in Basel

Sept. 17, 2020, 4:01 p.m.
The US pharmaceutical company Moderna is setting up its European HQ in Basel. The Boston based company hopes to be...
Masks recalled on safety fears

Masks recalled on safety fears

Sept. 17, 2020, 3:59 p.m.
Federal authorities are recalling two types of mask as they say they don’t comply with safety rules.
Half want vaccine to be voluntary and paid for

Half want vaccine to be voluntary and paid for

Sept. 17, 2020, 3:54 p.m.
Half of us want any coronavirus vaccine to be voluntary – and paid for by insurance.
Vaud brings in strictist anti-virus measures

Vaud brings in strictist anti-virus measures

Sept. 16, 2020, 6:24 a.m.
Canton Vaud is bringing in the strictest anti-coronavirus measures in the country from 3pm tomorrow.
Geneva under control - but on a knife edge

Geneva under control - but on a knife edge

Sept. 16, 2020, 6:22 a.m.
Despite the rising infections in Vaud, Geneva cantonal authorities say the situation is under control and rules on ma...
Maurer wants to cut quarantine time

Maurer wants to cut quarantine time

Sept. 16, 2020, 6:18 a.m.
The Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer says he wants to cut the quarantine time for those returning from a country deemed...
ICRC to cut jobs due to covid cash crisis

ICRC to cut jobs due to covid cash crisis

Sept. 16, 2020, 6:15 a.m.
The effects of the pandemic are hitting the finances of everyone.
Is natural remedy for Covid-19 be too good to be true

Is natural remedy for Covid-19 be too good to be true

Sept. 15, 2020, 8:11 a.m.
Following yesterday’s news that a natural remedy could fight the coronavirus – the questions have started.
Common cold treatment could fight covid-19

Common cold treatment could fight covid-19

Sept. 14, 2020, 10:44 a.m.
A commonly available herbal cold treatment could be an effective agent against Covid-19 according to Swiss researchers.
No fare rises promises Swiss Federal Railways

No fare rises promises Swiss Federal Railways

Sept. 11, 2020, 9:22 a.m.
Train fares will not go up to cover the cost of the pandemic. That’s the assurance of the head of Swiss Federal...
Swiss infections rise again

Swiss infections rise again

Sept. 10, 2020, 9:51 a.m.
After a brief lull – the number of daily infections is back up above 400, according to the Federal Health Office.
Air France/KLM to sack Geneva workers

Air France/KLM to sack Geneva workers

Sept. 10, 2020, 9:45 a.m.
The airline company Air France/KLM is sacking the majority of its ground staff based at Geneva airport.
German government advises against travel to Vaud and Geneva

German government advises against travel to Vaud and Geneva

Sept. 10, 2020, 9:43 a.m.
Germany has issued travel advice to its citizens about visiting cantons Geneva and Vaud.
Pandemic scientists receiving abuse from skeptics

Pandemic scientists receiving abuse from skeptics

Sept. 9, 2020, 9:14 a.m.
Scientists working on the coronavirus say they are receiving more personal abuse from skeptics who claim it’s a...
Covid update: infection rate rising, watch industry suffering, mask rules to be tightened

Covid update: infection rate rising, watch industry suffering, mask rules to be tightened

Sept. 8, 2020, 9:31 a.m.
The latest numbers from the Federal Health Office show 191 new infections in the past 24 hours, an infection rate of ...
Climbing infections - but jobs good news

Climbing infections - but jobs good news

Sept. 7, 2020, 10 a.m.
In the last 24 hours a further 444 have tested positive for Covid-19. That’s up from the beginning of the weeke...
Government considering fake news laws

Government considering fake news laws

Sept. 7, 2020, 9:57 a.m.
The government is considering bringing in a law to curb fake news on the internet. Although the Federal Council re...
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