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Coronavirus Intensive care beds could run out in a week, study predicts

Switzerland will run out of intensive care beds on April 2 owing to the progression of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a study by ETH Zurich.

This content was published on March 27, 2020 11:09 AM

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Covid-19 Who is Switzerland’s ‘Mr Coronavirus’?

After years as a Red Cross doctor in war zones, Daniel Koch has become the face of the Swiss government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.

covid-19 Zurich uni offers free couples therapy during corona crisis

With social distancing measures and home confinements, tensions are inevitable. There's free online counselling for those having a tough time.

This content was published on March 24, 2020 12:31 PM

covid-19 When a typhoid epidemic hit Zermatt

This is not the first time Switzerland and its mountain regions have had to deal with the devastating effects of disease in recent times.

Patient care  What might coronavirus triage look like in Switzerland? 

If Swiss hospitals were to become overwhelmed, how would doctors decide who gets intensive care in the coronavirus crisis?

Manipulated media How Swiss scientists are trying to spot deepfakes

There is growing urgency among experts to prepare for cases in which deepfake techniques are used to manipulate public opinion.

Covid-19 Bern scientists claim coronavirus breakthrough

Researchers at the University of Bern have perfected a technique to produce synthetic clones of the new coronavirus strain much faster.

This content was published on March 3, 2020 11:46 AM

Crypto Leaks Swiss authorities file criminal complaint against encryption firm

The economics authority alleges it was misled by Crypto AG when it filed export applications for its manipulated encryption devices.

This content was published on March 1, 2020 12:10 PM

Becoming a modern state The ten most important dates in Switzerland's history

Today's Switzerland developed over several centuries, emerging out of a loose alliance of autonomous entities to become a federal state.

Covid-19 Swiss foundation launches ‘emergency call’ for coronavirus research

The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) announced on Wednesday that it is allocating several million Swiss francs to research on coronaviruses.

This content was published on February 27, 2020 11:06 AM

Survey says... Swiss embrace smart TVs and vacuums

Nearly three out of four people in Switzerland own networked “smart products” other than smartphones.

This content was published on February 19, 2020 2:48 PM