We identify, analyse and advise

The Swiss National COVID-19 Science Task Force advises the public authorities in the current COVID-19 crisis. While the Task Force does not make decisions about measures or actions taken, the volunteer group of experts represents relevant scientific fields and ensures that impartial scientific advice is given.

The members of the Swiss National COVID-19 Science Task Force do not receive any remuneration or compensation for their work in the Task Force. Each member has disclosed any potential conflicts of interest. These documents are available on the Organisation & expert groups page.

Policy Briefs

19 feb

Requirements and Scope of Digital Certificates

The transition away from the global pandemic situation may lead to new public health approaches aimed at allowing a fast restart of the economic and social life while controlling the risk transmission of Sars-CoV-2.

11 feb

Assessment of different strategies of quarantine

Currently, individuals who have been in close contact with a confirmed SARS-CoV-2 case are obliged to go into quarantine until 10 days after the presumed last exposure (here referred to as strategy 0).


Overview and evolution of the situation, 15 February 2021

Scientific update of 9 February

Overview and evaluation of the situation, 2 February 2021