Public asks when restrictions on life might easeApril 6, 2020, 10:19 a.m.
We are now three weeks into lockdown in Switzerland - and public debate has started to ask when we might expect restr...
Coronavirus: 14,000 cases confirmed in SwitzerlandMarch 30, 2020, 10:03 a.m.
The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Switzerland is now more than 14,000 - and health officials have confi...
Geneva public transport drivers threaten strike over Covid-19 fearsMarch 19, 2020, 9:23 a.m.
Geneva public transport drivers are threatening to strike unless more is done to protect them from Covid-19.
Country under increasing pressure to close border with ItalyMarch 11, 2020, 9:34 a.m.
The Federal Council is under increasing pressure to close the Swiss border with Italy.
Geneva health committee to vote on restricting sugar in foodFeb. 25, 2020, 9:55 a.m.
The Geneva cantonal health committee has voted to bring in restrictions on the amount of sugar added into food &ndash...
European health ministers to discuss Covid-19 crisis in RomeFeb. 25, 2020, 9:53 a.m.
Several European health ministers will be meeting in Rome later today to discuss the Covid-19 crises.
Coronavirus: Geneva airport tracking down passengers who flew with infected manFeb. 11, 2020, 9:19 a.m.
Geneva airport is trying to track down everyone who was on an easyJet flight to Gatwick on Tuesday 28th January.
Switzerland joins open exchange of health threat infoJan. 31, 2020, 6:27 a.m.
Switzerland has joined the EU’s Early Warning and Response System which allows an exchange of information on he...
Protesters demonstrate against 5G technologyJan. 27, 2020, 8:51 a.m.
Around 2,000 people protested over the weekend in several Swiss cities against the expansion of 5G mobile technology.
Mysterious skin infection plagues Sankt Gallen schoolNov. 7, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
Health authorities in canton Sankt Gallen are to step up efforts to eradicate a persistent skin infection which has b...
Cost of drugs in Switzerland often double European averageOct. 14, 2019, 9:04 a.m.
We’re paying at least a billion francs a year too much in health insurance premiums – and that’s du...
Motion put forward to tackle double insurance problemOct. 7, 2019, 9:18 a.m.
Parliament is looking to tackle the problem of people being double insured.
Mountain e-bike injuries risingSept. 13, 2019, 6:50 a.m.
More and more people are being injured in the mountains as they take their e-bikes onto slopes.
JTI cuts Geneva jobs due to new smoking technologySept. 4, 2019, 6:44 a.m.
Japan Tobacco International says it will be cutting about 25% of its staff at its Geneva HQ over the next three years.
More people being poisoned by catapillarsSept. 2, 2019, 8:35 a.m.
More people are being poisoned by the processionary caterpillar. Contact with the tiny hairs that line the animal can...
Noise radars could be installed to catch motorcyclesAug. 26, 2019, 9:12 a.m.
Motorcyclists riding noisy bikes could soon find themselves targeted.
Swiss doctors caught up in new language rulesJuly 10, 2019, 9:58 a.m.
Swiss doctors are being caught up in new regulations requiring foreign doctors to be able to prove they can speak the...
Psychiatrist offers gay conversion therapy - and charges health insuranceJuly 5, 2019, 8:41 a.m.
The health magazine Gesundheitstipp has uncovered a psychiatrist in Küssnacht in canton Schwyz who’s offer...
Tourists trapped in Mongolia after plague outbreakMay 7, 2019, 6:16 a.m.
More than 150 tourists are trapped in Mongolia after an outbreak of the plague.
Two dead from measles so far this yearMay 3, 2019, 5:59 a.m.
Two people have died of measles so far this year. One of those was a 30-year-old man who hadn’t been vaccinated...
Child obesity figures show health campaigns workingApril 26, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
A health organization says it’s pleased at new figures showing how many children are overweight in Switzerland.
Health insurance reform proposal misses signature thresholdApril 17, 2019, 8:56 a.m.
Two people’s initiatives aimed at reforming the Swiss health insurance market have failed to obtain enough sign...
Out of control cat terrorizes villageApril 12, 2019, 9:41 a.m.
An out of control tomcat is terrorizing a small village in canton Jura and authorities are determined the animal has ...
5G arrives in Switzerland despite fearsApril 11, 2019, 9:20 a.m.
The next generation of mobile phones are coming to Switzerland, despite health fears.