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Italians on the move again as lockdown restrictions ease

Jun 03 2020

MILAN Italians were allowed to travel to other regions of the country on Wednesday for the first time in nearly three months, in a further relaxation of lockdown restrictions imposed to curb the spread of the new coronavirus.

City at center of Italy's COVID-19 tragedy works to heal 'deep scar'

May 14 2020

BERGAMO, Italy After months leading his city through one of Europe's worst COVID-19 outbreaks, Giorgio Gori, mayor of the northern Italian town of Bergamo, says the worst of the health crisis may be past. The new challenge of rebuilding is just beginning. | Video

Italian doctor's cancer battle helps her bond with coronavirus patients

Apr 24 2020

ARONA, Italy Marta Gravellone, a young doctor making house calls on coronavirus patients, knew what it was like to be ill and isolated long before the pandemic hit her home in northern Italy.

Lombardy becomes latest Italian region to start own coronavirus tests

Apr 23 2020

MILAN The northern Italian region of Lombardy, at the epicentre of Europe's worst coronavirus outbreak, began an antibody testing programme on Thursday as it prepared to start opening up its economy following weeks of lockdown. | Video

'No one is prepared for this' - Italian doctors fight to keep home patients alive

Apr 17 2020

BERGAMO, Italy For doctors in northern Italy, fighting what is still Europe's worst outbreak of COVID-19, the frontlines have moved beyond hospitals as special teams try to keep patients alive at home, away from the saturated wards where thousands have died. | Video

'No one is prepared for this' - Italian doctors fight to keep home patients alive

Apr 17 2020

BERGAMO, Italy For doctors in northern Italy, fighting what is still Europe's worst outbreak of COVID-19, the frontlines have moved beyond hospitals as special teams try to keep patients alive at home, away from the saturated wards where thousands have died. | Video

Coronavirus patients, families exchange virtual kisses in Italy hospital

Apr 07 2020

CERNUSCO SUL NAVIGLIO, Italy It is just a kiss blown over a video call on a computer tablet to a loved one miles away.

Scramble for masks as Italian region orders coronavirus cover-up

Apr 06 2020

MILAN Residents in Lombardy, the Italian region worst hit by the coronavirus, have been forced to scrounge scarce protective face masks or to improvise solutions of their own after authorities ordered anyone moving outside to cover their nose and mouth.

Artist at centre of Italian anti-racism row defends ape pictures

Dec 17 2019

MILAN Artist Simone Fugazzotto defended on Tuesday a widely criticised anti-racism campaign launched by Italy's Serie A soccer league which features his paintings of apes.

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