20 minutes – emergency patients avoid hospitals because of corona

Because of the rampant coronavirus pandemic, people with medical emergencies are apparently staying at home. According to emergency services, around a third fewer patients are currently arriving in Swiss emergency rooms than before the pandemic. survey Have you had medical treatment recently for a medical problem? The Swiss Society for Emergency and Rescue Medicine (SGNOR) […]

20 minutes – antibodies from healed people could save lives

Malaria medicine, Ebola preparation and rheumatism therapy – as long as it is neither a vaccine there is still a specific drug against Covid-19, doctors around the world go to great lengths to alleviate the symptoms of their patients and, at best, to save them from death. This also includes transfusing blood plasma from those […]

20 minutes – This is how the police monitor us on weekends

The upcoming weekend with bright spring weather will be the dress rehearsal for Easter. The big question is: Do the Swiss still adhere to the Corona rules of conduct and stay at home? In order to control the public spaces, the cantonal police in Aargau use surveillance cameras: With a special regulation, the government council […]

20 minutes – This isolated village in Spain is corona free

The mayor of the southern Spanish municipality of Zahara de la Sierra has decided to completely isolate his city from the outside world. For this purpose, four of the five access roads were blocked, making it impossible to get through. The reason for this is that so far there has not been a single Corona […]

20 minutes – sub-tenant strangled, then passed to corpse

It was an unusual case that the Zurich District Court had to deal with a year and a half ago: not only had the suspect claimed that he was led by an “upper power”, but he had also sexually assaulted the body after the crime. Now the 36-year-old French-speaking Switzerland has also been sentenced by […]

20 minutes – tips against inner turmoil in corona times

The life of many is currently happening at home, with regular visits to the fridge. Where does the permanent appetite for snack come from? Stress is often the cause. Fear of contagion, fear of the future, children who need to be looked after: This stress also manifests itself in physical tension, which is mediated by […]

20 minutes – Now Switzerland cuts its own hair

Almost all shops in Switzerland have been closed for almost three weeks. The corona lockdown also hits the hairdressing salons. Customers can therefore not have their hair cut professionally during this time. survey Are you cutting your own hair now? Stay informed about economic issues If you subscribe to the notifications from the business channel, […]

20 minutes – 90 year old refused ventilator

Ventilators can become vital for the insidious lung disease Covid-19. However, in some countries there are not enough machines available, which is why doctors have to decide which patients to treat and which not. Suzanne Hoylaerts made her own decision and voluntarily decided not to use such a ventilator. The 90-year-old woman from Belgium had […]

Supermarkets only distribute masks after purchasing – readers

Protective masks have been distributed to customers in supermarkets since Wednesday. However, in some of the branches these are only issued after the purchase. On Wednesday morning the protective mask distribution in the supermarkets was started. The federal government ordered the measure to curb the spread of the coronavirus. However, not all have received the […]

20 minutes – Prince Charles reports after Corona disease

On Wednesday afternoon Prince Charles showed up again for the first time after announcing last week that the 71-year-old suffered from the corona virus. survey Where are you now? If you subscribe to the People Push, you will no longer miss anything from the world of the rich, the beautiful and the people who are […]