Swiss Policy Research – Geopolitics and Media

SPR now multilingual

Since March, numerous voluntary translators have made available SPR covid analyses in more than two dozen languages to more than 100 million people. SPR has now upgraded its technical infrastructur…
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Antikörperwerte Schweiz (Update)

Publiziert: 24. September 2020 Das Schweizer Forschungsprojekt “Corona Immunitas” hat seine neuesten Zahlen zu den Antikörperwerten in der Schweiz präsentiert (siehe Grafik oben). Bis i…
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Is long covid just a “joke”?

Many lockdown skeptics assume that post-acute “long covid” in young and healthy people doesn’t really exist or is insignificant; they assume it must be another media scare tactic …
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Covid in Japan

Japan is well-known for not having imposed a lockdown and yet having by far the lowest covid death rate among G8 countries – 1400 official covid deaths in a population of 125 million; excess mortal…
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Is long covid just a “joke”?

Published: September 25, 2020 Share on: Twitter / Facebook Many lockdown skeptics assume that post-acute “long covid” in young and healthy people doesn’t really exist or is insign…
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Antikörperwerte Schweiz (Update)

Das Schweizer Forschungsprojekt “Corona Immunitas” hat seine neuesten Zahlen zu den Antikörperwerten in der Schweiz präsentiert (siehe Grafik oben). Bis im Sommer hatten in der Region Z…
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Covid in Belarus and Russia (Update)

Published: September 21, 2020 Belarus all-cause mortality data has finally become available (via a United Nations database), see the chart above. The data up until June (the infection peak in Belar…
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Covid Winter Outlook

Published: September 19, 2020 As predicted by SPR months ago based on antibody data, covid infections, hospitalizations and deaths are now increasing again in many European countries. Antibody valu…
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Covid in Australia and New Zealand

Australia and New Zealand are among the last Western countries that follow a virus eradication strategy. Both have failed to fully suppress community transmission – Auckland went into full lockdown…
swprs.orgSep 19

Covid Winter Outlook

As predicted by SPR months ago based on antibody data, covid infections, hospitalizations and deaths are now increasing again in many European countries. Antibody values are still very low (<5%)…
swprs.orgSep 19

WHO mask study seriously flawed

The much-cited WHO meta-study on facemasks, which claimed an 80% risk reduction and was instrumental in the global facemask policy shift, has turned out to be seriously flawed and “essentiall…
swprs.orgSep 09

Schweiz ohne Jahresübersterblichkeit

Publiziert: 8. September 2020 In der Schweiz lag die kumulierte Jahresübersterblichkeit bis Woche 35 wieder nahe bei null und damit unter den meisten saisonalen Grippewellen der letzten zehn Jahre …
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Schweiz ohne Jahresübersterblichkeit

In der Schweiz lag die kumulierte Jahresübersterblichkeit bis Woche 35 wieder nahe bei null und damit unter den meisten saisonalen Grippewellen der letzten zehn Jahre (siehe Grafik oben). Die Haupt…
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Covid September Update

SPR has published a short September update and updated the covid facts summary. Most Western countries report a covid IFR of about 0.3% in the general population (most recently Switzerland, Iceland…
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