Daniel Koch is the true star of Switzerland. He was suspended for the first time without abstinence measures. He will have to negotiate the audience seats with the 12 countries/regions where the game will be held on June 11. Even for this infectious disease expert who is accustomed to delicate tasks, it is a major challenge.
In order to solve the problem represented by the twelve national football euro in the pandemic, UEFA chose… an athlete. Daniel Koch, known as the White Wolf in Switzerland since he successfully led the country’s task force during the first wave of the coronavirus epidemic, is not only a well-trained infectious disease expert. He is also the champion of the European trail running competition, which involves running in pairs with dogs: this animal uses a leash to lead its owner, and the leash is tied to his leash.
Daniel Koch admitted that it was a small sport, but on a rainy day in October 2019, accompanied by the sled dog Troy, he won the European championship on the veteran podium. The highest score. The Swiss national anthem sounded in a corner of Belgium when he took the car home. The ceremony was held just a few weeks ago, and many cases of lung inflammation of unknown origin have followed to remind the national health department.
Beginning in mid-January, the Department of Infectious Diseases of the Federal Office of Public Health (OFSP, equivalent to the French Ministry of Health) led by Daniel Koch since 2008 entered the crisis strategy and appointed a task force internally. Dealing with the World Health Organization (WHO) has not caused a pandemic. For everyone, life as we know it will change. But for people in their sixties, there are even more than others.
The Swiss quickly baptized him “Mr. Corona”. Today, he is very popular in his own country, which allows him to take selfies without having to walk two steps on the street. In the spring, his office is filled with thank-you letters and flowers to congratulate him on being selected as the “Swiss 2020” by the “Daily News”. From Blick, a German-speaking Swiss.
However, from the French point of view, his approach is similar to science fiction: Daniel Koch’s strategy was originally set in March 2020 on the Ticino side of the Swiss region bordering northern Italy, including Does not restrict its freedom of movement. citizen. His reasoning is as follows: If we close an area, we will see leakage. Moreover, if we take measures that the population does not understand, we will not slow the speed of this epidemic.