GENEVA – Switzerland is set to begin a gradual reopening on 27 April after the Federal Council agreed to ease measures against the novel coronavirus.
Sexually transmitted diseases on the rise in Switzerland
BERN – Sexually transmitted diseases—mainly gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia—are up in Switzerland and the rest of Europe in comparison to 2015.
Finding beaches in Lake Geneva and avoiding duck fleas
GENEVA, Switzerland — Chances are that when it gets hot, you’ll be dipping in one of the many rivers or lakes in the area. But.. what about water quality and the dreaded “duck fleas”?
Switzerland faces heatwave: how to cope (update)
Update Saturday 4 July 05:00 GENEVA – Get ready to sizzle. Switzerland and most of Europe will burn hot with above-normal temperatures for the next two weeks, has warned the Swiss meteorological office.
Trial Ebola Vaccine Volunteers Wanted in Geneva
BERN, SWITZERLAND – The Swiss agency for the authorisation and supervision of medicinal products, Swissmedic, has fast-tracked an experimental trial of the VSV-EBOV Ebola vaccine at the University Hospital of Geneva (HUG).
A vos souhaits! Influenza Cases on the Rise in Geneva
BERN, Switzerland – The Swiss Federal Office of Public Health has issued an alert after an increase in reported cases of influenza (flu). According to newly published statistics the number of medical cases in the cantons of Geneva, Vaud and Valais is increasing, with widespread cases reported in the north and east of the country…