FSO's Experimental statistics

Experimental statistics are produced using new methods and/or new data sources and are therefore in line with the FSO’s data innovation strategy and the Confederation's multi-annual programme for federal statistics. This site contains descriptions of the (pilot) projects currently being developed. Read more

SDSC Projects Information Day 2020

This year’s information session about the Swiss Data Science Center activities took place on Monday, May 18th as a Webinar. Additionally, to the call for projects to collaborate, exciting new projects that the SDSC is/was starting in 2020 and an overview of one of our poster-child collaborations from our first call were presented.

All talks were recorded and can be seen here

Early indications suggest Pfizer–BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine is effective

By Anthony King 10 November 2020

Company claims 90% efficacy at preventing disease, but experts call for data rather than press releases

Interim analysis of phase 3 clinical trial results from Pfizer and BioNTech’s mRNA-based Covid-19 vaccine suggests it is around 90% effective at preventing the disease. While the results have garnered effusive headlines worldwide, experts warn that they need to see more data to better evaluate the vaccine candidate. Read more

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