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Survey Shows Health of Switzerland Worsening

The health of the Swiss population has significantly deteriorated since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. According to a recent survey, 34% of respondents reported feeling unwell, 12% more than in March 2020. This was particularly noticeable among people over 65, with almost half of them feeling unwell. The main challenge identified by the survey was mental health, with only two thirds of the population feeling mostly well. Young adults were found to be worse off than the rest of the population, with women aged 41-50 being the worst affected. Seniors were the most resilient, but they were also the least likely to seek help when feeling unwell. The survey also found that flexible working arrangements were seen as a relief, as it allowed people to work around their own daily needs and personal commitments. The survey was conducted by the research institute Sotomo and included 2500 respondents from all parts of Switzerland.nnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn

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