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By Malcolm Brabant
The global economy is likely to take a massive hit from the pandemic, and the World Bank warns poverty levels will rise as a result. It’s already happening in Italy, Europe's third-largest economy. The country suffered a devastating human toll…
By Nicole Winfield, Associated Press
A Facebook group created to let Italian families mourn their coronavirus dead has turned into an activist group that is providing testimony and evidence to prosecutors investigating whether any crimes contributed to Italy’s COVID-19 toll.
Italy was hit hard by COVID-19 early in the pandemic. Now, prosecutors have begun an investigation into whether the failure to lock down two towns near the northern city of Bergamo contributed to thousands of deaths related to the disease.
By Associated Press
Italy has registered its lowest daily increases in both deaths and new cases of COVID-19 since before the national lockdown began in early March.
The Health Ministry registered 243 deaths on Friday, bringing the total of those who died in the country to 30,201. Italy was the first country in Europe with a major outbreak of the coronavirus.
By Joshua Barajas
The "How Contagion Works" author and scientist explains how math helps us better understand the sacrifices and distancing measures put in place during the pandemic.
By Stephanie Sy
The start of a new week marked more reopenings across the United States, whose death toll from COVID-19 is now over 68,000. In Washington, D.C., the Senate returned to the Capitol, while the House remained at recess due to the…
Millions of people were allowed to return to work in Italy Monday as Europe's longest lockdown started to ease.
By Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press
Uncertainty in planning for the coronavirus pandemic has left the globe dotted with dozens of barely used or unused temporary field hospitals. Many makeshift facilities will now be kept on standby for a potential second wave of infections.
As Italy prepares to emerge from the West’s first and most extensive coronavirus lockdown, it is increasingly clear that something went terribly wrong in Lombardy, the hardest-hit region in Europe’s hardest-hit country.
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