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Switzerland and Covid-19

Switzerland and Covid-19

By no means has Switzerland evaded Covid-19. The country was a bona fide hotspot at times during both the first and second wave of the pandemic. In tackling the virus, Switzerland chose a course that differed in more ways than one from that of neighbouring countries.

This continually updated dossier contains all relevant “Swiss Review” articles on Covid-19 to date as well as a list of annotated links to external sources.

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Sources and links

Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) website providing a comprehensive rundown of the situation in Switzerland as well as further information on quarantine rules, travel restrictions, and vaccination.

“Coronavirus: the situation in Switzerland” – current overview available in ten different languages on the Swissinfo online platform.

Articles

Why did Swiss politicians consider silencing the scientists on Covid?

Society

“As much as it pains me to say it, you cannot negotiate with a virus”

Society

How the pandemic spiralled

Society

Corona cases soar as winter approaches

Society

The corona pandemic in Switzerland

Covid-19

A firm handshake

Editorial

Imagine a cattle market somewhere in rural Switzerland. A farmer is offering well-groomed calves and goats for sale. A potential buyer turns up. The…

Coronavirus in Switzerland – a story of discipline and of how much worse it could have been

Focus

When satire suddenly toed the line

Focus

The Swiss experience a new way of life

Focus

Equality of opportunity compromised

Focus

The high-risk group

Focus

“Go on holiday in Switzerland”

Focus

“Help is on its way” – Switzerland’s multibillion bailout

Focus

The biggest repatriation operation in Swiss history

Notes from the Federal Palace

Daniel Koch

Top pick

The coronavirus crisis in Switzerland

Covid-19
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