Switzerland. Canton Ticino. Ospedale Regionale di Locarno La Carità. Due to the spread of the coronavirus (also called Covid-19), the Federal Council has categorised the situation in the country as “extraordinary”. The army was called upon to provide its troops in terms of medical assistance. Civico hospital (EOC Ospedale Regionale di Lugano - Civico). Ward. Portrait of Prof. Dr. Med Paolo Merlani.