Chair, composition and thematic areas of the expert groups

The ten expert groups listed below are focusing on the most pressing and time-critical issues. New expert groups can be set up, depending on how needs develop.


Expert Groups Clinical care
Expert Groups Data and modelling
Expert Groups Diagnostics and testing
Expert Groups Digital epidemiology
Expert Groups Economics
Expert Groups Ethics, legal, social
Expert Groups Exchange platform
Expert Groups Immunology
Expert Groups Infection Prevention and Control
Expert Groups Public health

 


Expert Groups Clinical care

Critical appraisal of clinical research data on Covid-19.

Chair: Thierry Fumeaux, Groupement hospitalier de l'Ouest lémanique

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Expert Groups Data and modelling

Questions concerning the analysis and assessment of the epidemiological situation based on epidemiological data and mathematical modelling.

Chair: Sebastian Bonhoeffer, ETH Zurich

Members:

 


Expert Groups Diagnostics and testing

Advising on diagnostic tests. 

Chair: Didier Trono, EPFL

Members:

 


Expert Groups Digital epidemiology

Coordination of digital epidemiological approaches (especially SwissCovid).

Chair: Edouard Bugnion, EPFL

Members:

 


Expert Groups Economics

Coordination of the economic analyses.

Chair: Jan-Egbert Sturm, Swiss Economic Institute of ETH Zurich

Members:

 


Expert Groups Ethics, legal, social

Identifying and addressing ethical, legal, and social issues associated with the pandemic and pandemic response policies.

Chair: Samia Hurst-Majno, University of Geneva

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Expert Groups Exchange platform

International relations.

Chair: Roman Stocker, ETH Zurich

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Expert Groups Immunology

Advising on vaccines.

Chair: Christian Münz, University of Zürich

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Expert Groups Infection Prevention and Control

Advising on infection prevention and control.

Chair: Sarah Tschudin Sutter, University of Basel

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Expert Groups Public health

Analysis and assessment of the SARS-CoV-2/Covid-19 measures and responses within the framework of possibilities of health and social systems.

Chair: Marcel Tanner, University of Basel

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