Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pandemic

Empfehlung des Bundesrates: Bleiben Sie zu Hause, insbesondere, wenn Sie alt oder krank sind

Information on the current situation in Switzerland

Information for health professionnals, FAQs, recommendations for travellers.

Official information page

See also

Supply of medicinal products (

World Health Organization WHO (


Communication regarding COVID-19

Inhouse News

Communication regarding COVID-19


Out-of-Stock – COVID-19 – Authorisations for the temporary import and distribution of human medicines – Update

Licences in accordance with art. 4m para. 3 of the COVID 19 Ordinance 2


Medical devices in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic

Information sheet on protective masks, gloves and other personal protective equipment as well as hand sanitisers and coronavirus tests


Update on inspections in Switzerland during the COVID-19 pandemic

Swissmedic is adapting its therapeutic products sector inspections practice


Australia, Canada, Singapore, Switzerland Consortium regulators pledge support to tackle COVID-19

The ACSS Consortium is building on its proven ability to benefit from work-sharing


New coronavirus: Swissmedic issues warning about non-conforming face masks

Potentially inferior-quality products are increasingly being offered in Switzerland too


Gesetzliche Rahmenbedingungen zur COVID-19 Testung in der Schweiz

Bedingungen zur Durchführung von COVID-19 Tests in der Schweiz


New coronavirus: Swissmedic issues warning about illegal medicinal products from the Internet and false claims of curative properties

Officially licensed and controlled distribution channels are the only guarantee of safe, flawless-quality medicines


Swissmedic informs of the risk of serious adverse drug reactions from hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine

Both active substances are currently being used to treat COVID-19 patients in clinical trials.