Tag Archives: Switzerland

Switzerland should tighten coronavirus restrictions again, government advisor says

ZURICH (Reuters) – Switzerland should tighten restrictions to curb the coronavirus again following a recent spike in cases, in order to prevent the need for much harsher lockdown measures in future, the new head of the country’s coronavirus taskforce said. FILE PHOTO: Passengers wear protective masks as they leave a …

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WHO acknowledges ‘evidence emerging’ of airborne spread of COVID-19

GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization on Tuesday acknowledged “evidence emerging” of the airborne spread of the novel coronavirus, after a group of scientists urged the global body to update its guidance on how the respiratory disease passes between people. “We have been talking about the possibility of airborne …

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Germany launches coronavirus app as EU eyes travel revival

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany appealed to the public on Tuesday to download a new smartphone app to help break the chain of coronavirus infections, one of several such apps that European governments hope will revive travel and tourism safely. German Health Minister Jens Spahn speaks during the presentation of the …

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Le Bijou hotel selling luxury quarantine with a $500 coronavirus test

Inside a Le Bijou apartment in Switzerland. Le Bijou Le Bijou, a luxury Swiss hotel brand, has set up “quarantine apartments” which include in-room health services, such as coronavirus testing.  A stay in one of these apartments ranges from $800 to $2,000 per night. Facilities include food delivery and a …

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