Todays meeting discussed information from Bern on the situation linked to the coronavirus emergency. Present were: Virginie Masserey, who deals with infectious diseases at the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH), Rudolf Hauri, president of the Cantonal Doctors Association, Martin Ackermann, president of the Covid-19 Science Task Force, and Boris Zürcher , Head of Labor Division at the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO).
A study by Ben Gurion University has reported that the effects of the pandemic have increased anxiety and insomnia in mothers. About 80% report suffering from worry at high levels, and 23% from insomnia, compared to 11% pre-pandemic. published in the Journal of Sleep Research.
After a weak first half of the year, the IPO (initial public offering, ie company debuts on price lists) market is booming. The June-September period was the strongest third quarter of the last 20 years, with 447 IPOs worldwide (+ 78% in the annual comparison) and a total volume of issues of 95 billion dollars (+ 138%), according to a study by EY.
The situation in Switzerland is not isolated from the European context. The search for solutions is ongoing and a common discussion, Paolo Galli from CdT ‘onthespot’ met with Biologist and Author Barbara Gallavotti to dicuss her views and the current state of art in the fight against coronavirus