more and more patients all over the world have survived Covid-19 live. Last week alone, the number of Healed doubled to more than 130’000. In the light of the Corona-pandemic typical of unreported cases may even be of a multiple assumed. Also for Switzerland are no precise statistics is available – here, the Recovering will not be recorded.

In this case, these people form a valuable potential: Not only are you able to lead, theoretically, now back to a normal life and, for example, to return to the labour market. Probably you are also immune, and thus in the further course of the disease, the assurance that the economy and health care can be kept in motion.

thanks to new testing methods are likely to be identified in the near future, probably a lot more Corona-Survivors than in the past.

WHO has been testing four antidotes

another glimmer of hope for the possibilities of treatment of the Corona-ill. Although not a certified Covid-19-drug that relieves symptoms and the infection prevents still exists. The world health organization has, however, begun to test four therapeutic agents, in particular, a preparation with the name Remdesivir.

Originally, the drug should be used as an antidote to the Ebola disease; but missed its effect. For this first animal experiments showed: Against the coronaviruses Sars and Mers, a close relative of the currently rampant the Sars-CoV-2, acts Remdesivir surprisingly well.

Also at Covid-19 individual Tests have shown that Remdesivir can block the replication of the Virus in the human body. In Germany, under the direction of the infection Clemens Wendtner (54) lied to already Corona-treated patients with it.

Good effects in subjects

compared To the German radio said Wendtner that wide-scale testing could be in April. When one or other of the patients very good therapeutic effects were, however, already been demonstrated””.

in Switzerland, a lot is going on in the research. For example, a Special announcement from the Swiss national Fund will bear its first fruits: 270 teams of researchers have made since the end of February, a request for funding in the millions.

30 of them for the promotion of the projects submitted have vaccines and cures for the subject. Marc Zbinden, head of the tender, is satisfied: “The big turnout pleased. We are convinced that research will make an important contribution to the control of epidemics.”


The Coronavirus currently holds the world in suspense. Many countries are taking measures such as Closing schools or limiting public events, to prevent the spread. In Switzerland, too, the grass, the Virus magnetized. All of the current information and Figures around the topic there is in the Coronavirus-Ticker.

I Have the corona virus or just the flu?

The Coronavirus spreads further – also in Switzerland. Especially in the flu season, you can assess for yourself whether one is ill with the Coronavirus, or whether you just have an ordinary flu. The differences are subtle, but they exist. VIEWS is defined.

protection against Coronavirus

recommendations of the Federal office for health, how you can protect yourself:

wash your hands
Wash your hands regularly with soap and water or use a Hand sanitizer.

Not Sneezing into hands, sneeze
or cough in a handkerchief; or if you have none, in the bend of your elbow.

handkerchiefs correctly
paper handkerchiefs to dispose of, should be disposed of after use in a closed waste bin. the contact minimize
Avoid contact with people who have difficulty breathing or a cough.

to Avoid larger gatherings of people or public transport. To remain as home to the “most important thing of All is up to date”, so that more and more people are infected. You should go only in exceptional cases, Outside.

everything is possible, delivery at home.

no welcome kiss, no hugs, no shaking hands. And always a distance of one Meter to keep.

stay Informed
please Observe the local directives and recommendations. Strictly to the rules and announcements of the authorities. “Who is healthy, and informed, remains in 99 percent of cases, healthy.”

info lines Coronavirus
For the population: 058 463 00 00
For travelers: 058 464 44 88
available: 24 hours a Day when should you to the doctor?
don’t Go any more in case of symptoms (difficulty breathing, cough, or fever) in the Public and immediately contact – first by phone, a Doctor, a doctor or a health care facility.

The Situation will continue until Further notice. Those who feel themselves safe and healthy and, therefore, to the front of the storm, risking to prolong the condition. Therefore, peace preserved, and the thing in common to serve. (SDA)