MEGEVE, France Megeve, in the foothills of Mont Blanc, was gearing up to welcome back skiers before Christmas after a COVID-19 lockdown was eased.
ZURICH/GENEVA First came the powerful cough and fever, Roland Lerch said, then sleeplessness and overwhelming weakness.
ZURICH/GENEVA, Nov 20 First came the powerful
cough and fever, Roland Lerch said, then sleeplessness and
GENEVA, Oct 30 Masked staff sit hunched over
computer screens in an open-plan office in downtown Geneva
racing to track down every new person infected with COVID-19 and
the friends, relatives and contacts who may be at risk.
GENEVA Swiss hospitals are scrambling to cope with a surge in new COVID-19 patients, bringing back retired staff to replace sick frontline workers and closing other wards as officials warn they could reach breaking point in about 10 days.
GENEVA Bombing of civilians by Syrian and Russian armed forces during a campaign against the last rebel bastion in northwest Syria may amount to crimes against humanity, U.S.-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report on Thursday.
GENEVA Many nurses caring for COVID-19 patients are suffering burn-out or psychological distress, and many have faced abuse or discrimination outside of work, the International Council of Nurses (ICN) said. | Video
GENEVA Protesters are being tortured in police stations across Belarus, where authorities have failed to open investigations, human rights experts said on Wednesday, holding a press conference in Geneva where alleged victims spoke by video link from Minsk.
GENEVA/NEW YORK Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere hit a record high this year, a United Nations report showed on Wednesday, as an economic slowdown amid the coronavirus pandemic had little lasting effect.