An unusual word made the rounds in Germany last summer: oomph. Finance Minister Olaf Scholz used it when he presented his Corona stimulus package: You want «with oomph out of the crisis» come. «Wumms» became the winged Wort for a sudden large affair, an act of strength to break out of an awkward situation.
Now it is the Swiss Federal Council that is doing the bang. He decided to invest an estimated billion francs on Friday: not in an economic stimulus package, but in a fundamental realignment of his corona test strategy. In the future, this will consist of the following cornerstones: