22 April 2020 – Switzerland increases face mask production capacity

Type of Intervention: Advisory, Guidance, Regulation
Sectors Involved: Education, Health, Local Government, Social Services, Supply Chains, Transportation
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Department for defense and civil protecion together with a local producer

Overview: Switzerland increases capacity to produce masks inland
Full details here: https://www.admin.ch/gov/de/start/dokumentation/medienmitteilungen.msg-id-78876.html

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report), Finally enough masks to be used
Evidence/Justification: So far lack of masks including for health professionals. Now number is increasing, therefore wider use possible, but not imposed.