Switzerland real-time news

'I Got The Last Flight To Zurich': We’re Brits Who Spent Lockdown Abroad (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 31/07/2020 08:00:01

We’re here to guide you through the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to the Life newsletter for daily tips, advice, how-tos and escapism.Most of us became more familiar with our homes than we ever ...

Do Face Shields Work Against Covid-19? Here's What Experts Think (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 28/07/2020 08:00:08

We’re here to guide you through the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to the Life newsletter for daily tips, advice, how-tos and escapism.Face shields are becoming an increasingly common sight as lo...

7 Things To Bear In Mind Before Going Back To The Gym (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 25/07/2020 08:00:06

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Face shields worn by hairdressers DON'T protect against Covid-19, health officials say (source — www.dailymail.co.uk) 22/07/2020 14:34:19

An outbreak of 'several' coronavirus cases at a hotel in Switzerland revealed those who only worse plastic visors were infected. But people who wore a mask did not catch the coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Over-65 death risk 18k times higher than under-20 (source — ) 17/07/2020 19:52:05

Epidemiologists from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health studied data from Geneva, Switzerland to calculate the likelihood of dying from COVID-19.

Over-65s who catch Covid-19 have a 5.6 per cent risk of dying from the disease (source — ) 17/07/2020 18:59:25

Epidemiologists from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health studied data from Geneva, Switzerland to calculate the likelihood of dying from COVID-19.

The Full List Of Countries Exempt From England’s Coronavirus Quarantine (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 03/07/2020 17:22:32

Coronavirus has changed everything. Make sense of it all with the Waugh Zone, our evening politics briefing. Sign up now. From July 10 people who live in England will be able to travel to 59...

Europe by rail this summer – where to go, restrictions and great deals: Q&A (source — www.theguardian.com) 03/07/2020 08:30:12

Many European services have resumed and there are some excellent deals on national rail pass. Our expert gives the lowdown on summer train travelAs I explored Switzerland by train in early March, the ...

WHO remains hopeful that a vaccine for COVID-19 can be developed (source — www.news.com.au) 30/06/2020 03:15:06

Supplied video obtained Tuesday, June 30, 2020, of Dr Michael Ryan, Executive Director, WHO Health Emergencies Programme, speaking during a press briefing at WHO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. M...

Coronavirus: Switzerland quarantines 300 after 'superspreader' causes outbreak at nightclub (source — www.independent.co.uk) 28/06/2020 14:26:13

Zurich health authority threatens club closures in event of more outbreaks

Helpful information

How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your face - nose, mouth and eyes.
  • Clean and desinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. You can use sanitizer gel for this. Buy here one.
  • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizer gel if you haven’t got access to water.
Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death