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Swiss parliamentarians, who broke off work in March over the coronavirus outbreak, gathered on Monday in a large exhibition hall for a special session to discuss the best way forward in the pandemic.

Opening the session in Bern – only the fourth in history to be held outside Switzerland’s stately parliament building – president Simonetta Sommaruga acknowledged that the country was living through “an unprecedented crisis” and urged MPs to get back to work.

Devi Sridhar, chair of global public health at the University of Edinburgh, has outlined a list of what the public should be expecting of and demanding from their governments during the coronavirus pandemic.

In brief:

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