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Health - 27.01.2021
Coronavirus: Federal Council to cover costs of tests for persons without symptoms and modify quarantine rules
At its meeting on 27 January, the Federal Council took a range of decisions to further contain and overcome the coronavirus pandemic.

Health - Career - 13.01.2021
Coronavirus: Federal Council extends and tightens measures
Case numbers are stagnating at a very high level and there is a risk that the new more infectious variants of the virus will lead to another rapid rise in cases.

Pharmacology - Health - 12.01.2021
Second COVID-19 vaccine approved for Switzerland
On 12 January 2021 Swissmedic, the Swiss agency for the authorisation and supervision of therapeutic products, approved the second COVID-19 vaccination for the Swiss market.

Pharmacology - Health - 19.12.2020
Swissmedic grants authorisation for the first COVID-19 vaccine in Switzerland
Vaccine from Pfizer/BioNTech authorised in the rolling review procedure after close scrutiny of the risks and benefits Swissmedic has authorised the vaccine from Pfizer/BioNTech.

Health - Pharmacology - 18.11.2020
Coronavirus: simplified, faster generation of SwissCovid app codes
The process of generating covidcodes has been significantly simplified and accelerated. Persons who have tested positive can enter their code into the SwissCovid app to inform other app users of possible exposure to the virus.

Health - 25.09.2020
The Swiss Confederation joins the COVAX initiative for the procurement of COVID-19 vaccines
Switzerland commits to promoting a global solution for the equitable distribution of Covid-19 vaccines.

Health - Administration - 11.09.2020
Coronavirus: No quarantine for persons entering from border regions
At its meeting on 11 September, the Federal Council decided on the quarantine rules for persons entering Switzerland from neighbouring countries: only those regions of neighbouring countries where th

Pharmacology - Health - 11.08.2020

Health - 24.06.2020
Coronavirus: Federal government to assume test costs, SwissCovid app to start on 25 June
In order to be able to respond rapidly to a renewed increase in the number of cases, testing should be conducted as widely as is possible and appropriate.

Health - 20.05.2020
Coronavirus: religious services possible again, legal basis for SwissCovid app
Religious services can take place again as of the 28th May 2020. In order to achieve this, the various faith communities must develop protection concepts.

Pharmacology - Health - 09.11.2018

Health - Life Sciences - 18.10.2018
One Health: Working together for human and animal health
Bern, 18. Prevention and early detection are central to effective control of communicable diseases and their vectors, such as mosquitoes.