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New President: Tanja Stadler takes the leadership of the Swiss National COVID-19 Science Task Force

Currently, about half of the Swiss population is fully vaccinated with the highly effective vaccines from Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna. After the Federal Council announced the “normalization phase” at its media conference on August 11, 2021, the organization of the Swiss National COVID-19 Science Task Force is also adapting. Together with the transition into the “normalization …

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«Swiss National COVID-19 Science Task Force»: New organization as of summer 2021

The Swiss vaccination programme is progressing rapidly, and the epidemiological situation is developing positively. In order to adapt to the new situation and changing needs, the Task Force will be reorganised and downsized this summer. Prof. Martin Ackermann will hand over the Task Force leadership to Prof. Tanja Stadler. This transition will take place as …

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Swiss National COVID-19 Science Task Force: adapted mandate and new chair

The Confederation will continue to draw on independent scientific expertise from academic and research circles during the ‘special situation’ in accordance with the Epidemics Act. The FDHA General Secretariat and the Federal Office of Public Health have accordingly adapted the mandate of the Swiss National COVID-19 Science Task Force (SN-STF), which was set up during …

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