Swiss Info

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 10:12:46 GMT
EPFL scientists advance method to make lab-grown livers
Scientists in Switzerland have designed a new method for growing human miniature livers in a lab. The technique, developed by biologists and bioengineers at the Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), could mark a breakthrough in the que...

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 09:42:33 GMT
Swiss Abroad want to keep freedom of movement
The Swiss Abroad community opposes an initiative of the rightwing Swiss People’s Party (SVP) seeking to curb immigration from the European Union into Switzerland. The SVP initiative, which reflects worries among some Swiss about immigration in gen...

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 08:51:56 GMT
Credit Suisse settles U.S. shareholder lawsuit 
Major Swiss bank Credit Suisse has agreed to pay $15.5 million (CHF14.6 million) to settle a dispute with shareholders in the United States, according to court filings on Friday. The plaintiffs, led by four pension funds, accused Credit Suisse of de...

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 16:07:00 GMT
Swiss travellers no longer have to quarantine for UK
Those travelling from Switzerland will no longer have to self-isolate for two weeks when they arrive in the UK, the UK authorities have announced. On Friday, the UK government issued a list for England of more than 70 countries for which it was no l...

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 14:23:00 GMT
Basel study: hydroxychloroquine not effective
Basel scientists have confirmed that the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine and the HIV medication lopinavir do not work against Covid-19. The concentration of the two drugs in the lungs is not sufficient to fight the virus. In February 2020 the Univer...