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China virus Health office confirms no cases of coronavirus in Switzerland

The two people had been kept in isolation after returning from a trip to China and showing signs of an infection. 

This content was published on January 28, 2020 12:38 PM

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Coronavirus    Chinese virus expected to hit Swiss tourism industry

Officials say the coronavirus outbreak could lead to a 30-50% drop in the number of Chinese tourists to the Alpine country in the coming weeks.

This content was published on January 28, 2020 9:52 AM

Medical samples Swiss Post drone deliveries to resume after crashes

Swiss Post drone deliveries of medical samples to hospitals are to resume on Monday, after being suspended since May 2019 in the wake of two crashes.

This content was published on January 25, 2020 4:17 PM

Parenting series In Switzerland, having a child is becoming a luxury

Women in Switzerland are having fewer children, and they are having them later. Our series on parenting in Switzerland explores why.

Mysterious virus Swiss develop test to detect coronavirus

The University Hospitals of Geneva have developed a test to detect a new strain of the coronavirus which is spreading across the world from China.

This content was published on January 23, 2020 4:46 PM

Health Swiss offer help to combat spread of coronavirus

Switzerland is well prepared to face an outbreak of coronavirus and is ready to support international efforts to prevent a pandemic, says minister.

This content was published on January 22, 2020 4:30 PM

Organ donation Swiss machine keeps human livers alive for a week

Zurich scientists have developed a machine that repairs injured human livers and can keep them alive outside the body for one week.

This content was published on January 14, 2020 11:40 AM

Public health Overuse of sleeping pills among the elderly raises concerns

The consumption of sleeping pills among elderly people in Switzerland is worryingly high, especially among women, a new study concludes.

This content was published on January 13, 2020 10:40 AM

Earthquake Haiti ten years on: the lasting benefits of Swiss donations and aid

On January 12, 2010, an earthquake devastated Haiti. Swiss aid work included providing water and rebuilding homes.

Milk for older babies Nestlé struggles to win over baby formula critics

For Swiss food and beverage giant Nestlé, diversifying its infant formula offerings harbours great promise. But industry critics are sceptical.

Menuhin Festival funding Swiss music festival rejects Sackler money

The Gstaad Menuhin Festival has decided to forgo donations from British patron Theresa Sackler until further notice. 

This content was published on January 6, 2020 10:39 AM