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Switzerland is choosing austerity over life

10 mins | Nov 17, 2020
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The nation's lack of action in controlling COVID may be rooted in purely pragmatic use of language. As of November 2020, Switzerland has overtaken Belgium and is on pace to surpass Czech Republic as Europe’s top COVID-19 hot spot. Infections are roughly triple the per capita count in Sweden or the United States and double the European Union average. So, why hasn't the government done anything substantial about it? Joseph de Weck explains in this sharp critique for Foreign Policy.

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