ZURICH (Reuters) -People will need to show a COVID-status certificate to enter bars, restaurants and fitness centres in Switzerland from Monday, the government ordered, in a move to relieve pressure on hospitals that are struggling to cope with a fourth wave of infections.
ZURICH, Aug 12 Zurich Insurance Chief
Executive Mario Greco wants governments to levy a carbon tax and
remove the incentive for socially irresponsible companies to
maximise profits by polluting the environment, he told Reuters.
ZURICH The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday a clinical trial in 52 countries would study three anti-inflammatory drugs as potential treatments for COVID-19 patients.
ZURICH (Reuters) -Police cleared climate activists from the heart of Zurich's financial district on Monday after dozens blocked entrances to offices of Switzerland's two biggest banks to protest against their financing of fossil fuel projects, authorities said.
GENEVA The world is at risk of losing hard-won gains in fighting COVID-19 as the highly transmissible Delta variant spreads, but WHO-approved vaccines remain effective, the World Health Organization said on Friday. | Video
ZURICH AC Immune has gained a multi-million investment from main backers of German COVID-19 vaccine developer BioNTech while acquiring a possible Parkinson's disease vaccine, the Swiss biotech group said on Tuesday.
ZURICH (Reuters) -Swiss drugmaker Roche said on Thursday that strong demand for COVID-19 tests had helped it rebound from a weak start to the year, as it posted better-than-expected sales for the first half. | Video
ZURICH Swiss drugmaker Novartis beat second-quarter sales and profit expectations on Wednesday, while keeping its 2021 guidance unchanged, as disruption from the coronavirus pandemic waned. | Video