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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

Covid-19 to bring nursing staff more than applause

Covid-19

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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